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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Los otros Teddy Bautista | Diario16 [# ! sólo Info...] - 0 views

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    "Luis Cobos, Enrique Cerezo o Pilar Bardem, al frente de otras entidades de gestión opacas y poco democráticas Por David García Aristegui - 21/11/2016 542 0"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

UK Piracy Blocklist Silently Expands With Hundreds of Domains - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto on November 20, 2016 C: 71 News UK Internet providers have added close to 500 URLs to the national pirate site blocklist. The expansion follows a request from copyright holders who frequently add new proxies for sites that have previously been barred. Despite this mass-update, the ongoing blocking whack-a-mole is far from over."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Group FACT Expands Reach Beyond Hollywood - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    Andy on November 10, 2016 C: 9 News The Federation Against Copyright Theft says that it will branch out into new areas of IP enforcement. For decades the anti-piracy group has relied on Hollywood for much of its business but with that work now being carried out by the MPA and others, FACT will offer services to companies outside the audio-visual sector.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Copyright Troll Backs Down When Faced With Exposure - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on November 9, 2016 C: 1 News Companies that make money from threatening alleged file-sharers are known for their bullying tactics but those who are prepared to fight back can enjoy success. A letter sent by a defense lawyer to the copyright trolls behind the movie London Has Fallen provides an excellent and highly entertaining example. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

"DRM is Used to Lock in, Control and Spy on Users" - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 8, 2016 C: 5 Breaking In a scathing critique, the Free Software Foundation is urging the U.S. Government to drop the DMCA's anti-circumvention provisions which protect DRM. The foundation argues that DRM is a violation of users' rights, which under the guise of copyright protection is used to harm, control and spy on people."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

KickassTorrents lawyer: "torrent sites do not violate criminal copyright laws" | Ars Te... - 1 views

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    "Ira Rothken makes similar claims to Megaupload, dubs prosecution's theory "untenable." Cyrus Farivar (US) - Oct 19, 2016 2:35 pm UTC"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Company Offers "Fraudulent" and Deceptive Copyright Registrations - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 15, 2016 C: 18 Breaking A ring of misleading websites is charging people to pay for copyright registrations in the UK, Australia and elsewhere, even though it's a free and automatic right. In India, where there's also an official registration office, the authorities are taking legal action to stop the "fraudulent" operation."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Highlights DMCA Abuse in New Copyright Transparency Report - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on September 12, 2016 C: 3 News Google has released a new and improved version of its Copyright Transparency Report. The revamped report makes it easier to get insights into over a billion reported URLs. Among other things, Google now specifies how many URLs it does not remove and why, highlighting various cases of DMCA abuse"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU Court: Not-For-Profit Hyperlinking Usually Not Copyright Infringement - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on September 8, 2016 C: 48 Breaking A ruling from the European Court of Justice has clarified when the posting of hyperlinks to infringing works is to be considered a 'communication to the public'. Those who post links to content they do not know is infringing in a non-commercial environment can relax, but for those doing so during the course of business the rules are much tighter."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Julia Reda - Freedom to link threatened by EU court decision and copyright plans [Date:... - 0 views

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    "Today, the European Court of Justice significantly curtailed the freedom to hyperlink - one of the basic building blocks of the web. Together with the new special copyright protection for news articles the European Commission is planning to propose next week, the ability of Europeans to point to things online without having to fear breaking a law is in peril. Could the following message soon be commonplace on the European internet? Read on for details."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

European Copyright Leak Exposes Plans to Force the Internet to Subsidize Publishers | E... - 1 views

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    "A just-leaked draft impact assessment on the modernization of European copyright rules could spell the end for many online services in Europe as we know them. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

European Copyright Leak Exposes Plans to Force the Internet to Subsidize Publishers | D... - 0 views

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    "Fair Use and Intellectual Property: Defending the Balance International A just-leaked draft impact assessment on the modernization of European copyright rules could spell the end for many online services in Europe as we know them."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Copyright Group, In Arguing Against FCC's Set Top Box Proposal, Appears To Argue That V... - 0 views

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    "from the that's-not-how-it-works dept Earlier this month, we wrote about how the Copyright Officer had filed a really bizarre and legally dubious comment with the FCC concerning the FCC's plan to open up competition in TV set top boxes, ending cable company's monopoly on those boxes (for which they bring in $21 billion in revenue per year). "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Fail: Anti-Piracy Outfits Send Takedown Request For Non-Existent Torrents - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on August 21, 2016 C: 24 Breaking HBO, Paramount Pictures and other copyright holders are sending takedown notices for torrent links that have never existed. The notices accuse sites of distributing recent movies and TV-shows. However, the services in question have been down for a year, showing that anti-piracy groups automatically generate links based on hashes without any verification."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

What is copyleft? | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "If you've spent much time in open source projects, you have probably seen the term "copyleft" used. While the term is quite commonly used, many people don't understand it. "
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    "If you've spent much time in open source projects, you have probably seen the term "copyleft" used. While the term is quite commonly used, many people don't understand it. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Judge Upholds $25 Million Penalty Against Cox Communications [# ! Note] - 1 views

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    "A federal judge has firmly upheld an earlier, $25 million infringement penalty against Cox Communications, one of the largest ISPs in the US. The decision, issued by a jury late last year, found Cox guilty of willful and contributory copyright infringement. That represented a monumental precedent against Cox and similar ISPs, a group that had previously avoided liability for content piracy on its networks."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Russian Copyright Law Allows Entire News Site To Be Shut Down Over A Single Copied Arti... - 0 views

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    "from the funny-how-that-works dept We've noted for a long time now that copyright laws are regularly used as a tool for censorship. In Russia, abusing copyright law for censorship and to harass political opponents has become standard. Remember how the Russian government teamed up with Microsoft to use questionable copyright claims to intimidate government critics? And then how the MPAA gleefully got into bed with Russia's media censor to celebrate copyright? Of course, Russia also expanded its ability to use copyright to censor the internet, following pressure from short-sighted US diplomats, demanding that Russia better "respect" copyright laws. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

TorrentFreak - Breaking File-sharing, Copyright and Privacy News - 0 views

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    " By Andy on July 2, 2016 C: 0 Breaking Following more pressure from rightsholders, domain name oversight body ICANN has again made it clear that it will not act as judge and jury in copyright disputes. In a letter to the president of the Intellectual Property Constituency, ICANN chief Stephen Crocker says that ICANN is neither "required or qualified" to pass judgment in such cases."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Huge Artists Coalition Piles Pressure on Congress Over DMCA - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Andy on June 21, 2016 C: 132 Breaking A coalition of 186 artists, bands and songwriters have penned an open letter to Congress complaining about the ineffectiveness of the DMCA. From Taylor Swift, Trent Reznor, deadmau5 and U2, to Sirs Paul McCartney and Elton John, the message is clear: The DMCA allows tech companies to make huge profits while artists and creators suffer."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Company Uses DMCA to Censor and Expose Critical Blogger - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto on June 17, 2016 C: 25 News Marketing and sales company Smart Circle is using the DMCA to uncover the identity of a critical blogger. The company obtained a subpoena directed at WordPress, stating that the blogger in question violates their copyrights by publishing modified images of its key employees."
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