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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Intl. Day Against DRM is Tuesday -- share this graphic now | Defective by Design - 0 views

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    "Submitted by Zak Rogoff on April 29, 2016 - 8:54am Just a quick reminder that the International Day Against DRM is coming up this Tuesday, May 3rd. This is the tenth anniversary of the Day, and we're burning the candle at both ends, winding for up for a momentous day of "
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    "Submitted by Zak Rogoff on April 29, 2016 - 8:54am Just a quick reminder that the International Day Against DRM is coming up this Tuesday, May 3rd. This is the tenth anniversary of the Day, and we're burning the candle at both ends, winding for up for a momentous day of "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

$38 Script Spawns Dozens of Free Spotify-Like Sites - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on February 14, 2016 C: 17 News Last month we were alerted to a beautiful site that merged the smart looks and playlists of Spotify with the music of YouTube to make a very decent free streaming service. Little did we know that almost anyone can put together a similar platform in minutes, all for an initial outlay of just $38."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Techdirt Reading List: The Idealist: Aaron Swartz And The Rise Of Free Culture On The I... - 0 views

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    "from the free-culture-matters dept We're back again with another in our weekly reading list posts of books we think our community will find interesting and thought provoking. Once again, buying the book via the Amazon links in this story also helps support Techdirt. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Killing Spotify's Free Version Will Boost Piracy | TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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      # ! The Truth is That Industry DOESN'T WANT any competitive, affordable and convenient online music service, as '#They' want to keep on manipulating market and, this, way, try to control the #FreeThinking' that a wide supply of music contents provides... # ! And, of course, preserve its de facto monopoly in the (music related) market panorama...
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    [ Ernesto on May 10, 2015 C: 0 Opinion Spotify is generally hailed as a piracy killer, with music file-sharing traffic dropping in virtually every country where the service launches. However, much of this effect may be lost if recent calls to end Spotify's free tier are honored. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Internet piracy traffic - Havocscope [# ! + Note] - 0 views

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      # ! perhaps 1 of every 4 Dollars/Users from Internet Busines -for the ISPs included- comes from such 'pirates'... (# ! that's what can be named as 'A #Culture'... # ! ... to be '#Protected...)
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    [n Counterfeit Goods Piracy on the Internet of movies, music, video games and television shows make up to 24 percent of all Internet traffic worldwide. Source: Gautham Nagesh, "Study: 24 percent of Web traffic involves piracy," Hillicon Valley Blog, The Hill, February 1, 2011. ]
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    [n Counterfeit Goods Piracy on the Internet of movies, music, video games and television shows make up to 24 percent of all Internet traffic worldwide. Source: Gautham Nagesh, "Study: 24 percent of Web traffic involves piracy," Hillicon Valley Blog, The Hill, February 1, 2011. ]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

SXSW 2015 on BitTorrent: 8.42 GB of Free Music | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on March 21, 2015 C: 0 News The South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival is one of the largest and most popular in the United States. For more than a decade SXSW has been sharing DRM-free songs of the performing artists, 55 GB worth so far. This year's release is the largest thus far with 1,291 tracks totaling more than eight gigabytes. "
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    " Ernesto on March 21, 2015 C: 0 News The South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival is one of the largest and most popular in the United States. For more than a decade SXSW has been sharing DRM-free songs of the performing artists, 55 GB worth so far. This year's release is the largest thus far with 1,291 tracks totaling more than eight gigabytes. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Most Top Films Are Not Available on Netflix, Research Finds | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      # Anotheer sample of the cultural market manipulation...
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    [ Ernesto on September 26, 2014 C: 0 [Breaking A new study published by research firm KPMG reveals that only 16% of the most popular and critically acclaimed films are available via Netflix and other on-demand subscription services. ] [# ! ...The '#Magnificent' #Entertainment #Industry #Strategy: # ! A new envelopment for '#Their' #censorship. # ! Wanna #Thrive? #monetize (fairly and proportionally) #Free # ! #FileSharing (through ISPs, non-invasive advertising and, of # ! course, a little help from #governments, that already collect a lot # ! of Aficionados/consumers'/taxpayers'/citizens' #Money... )]
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    [ Ernesto on September 26, 2014 C: 0 [Breaking A new study published by research firm KPMG reveals that only 16% of the most popular and critically acclaimed films are available via Netflix and other on-demand subscription services. ]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The story of Aaron Swartz and his fight for open | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place."
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    "A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

7 Misconceptions about Copyright and Infringement…and What You Can Do About It - 0 views

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    [Khumo-love (@Khumolove)] "The topic of copyright and infringement is an important one, especially if you own and operate a website or blog where you use images that are not your own. "
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    [Khumo-love (@Khumolove)] "The topic of copyright and infringement is an important one, especially if you own and operate a website or blog where you use images that are not your own. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Accused Movie Pirate Wins Extortion Case Against Copyright Trolls | TorrentFreak - 2 views

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    " Ernesto on April 29, 2014 C: 8 News Law firm Dunlap, Grubb and Weaver, pioneers of the BitTorrent copyright troll cases in the United States, have thrown in the towel. The law firm conceded defeat in a fraud and abuse case that was brought against them by an alleged pirate, and were ordered to pay nearly $40,000. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Free Culture in Relation to Software Freedom - P2P Foundation - 1 views

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    "Essay by Mike Linksvayer. Chapter 2 of the book Free Beer. The article is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 2.5 [1] Contents 1 Text 1.1 1. Obvious Software, Ubiquitous Culture 1.2 2. Freedom 1.3 3. Relative Progress of Free Software and Free Culture 1.4 4. How Free Can We Be? 2 References"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Fcforum 2013 | Free Culture Forum 2013 - 0 views

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    [ "Once again this year we gather at the FCForum in Barcelona, ready to analyse the advances of the past twelve months and consider the future outlook in the struggle for democracy in the digital era, free culture and net neutrality. For several years at the FCForum we've worked tirelessly around the tools and problems of network democracy. Since the emergence of Web 2.0, user-generated content has gone from being an interesting social experiment to the digital reality that we immerse ourselves in each day. Meanwhile, the content generated by former "big" media outlets makes up less than 5% of Internet traffic in societies such as Spain." ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Sustainable Models for Creativity | FCF - 1 views

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    Version 1.0 Free/Libre Culture Forum Declaration [For details, see the extended version] We can no longer put off re-thinking the economic structures that have been producing, financing, and funding culture up until now. Many of the old models have become anachronistic and detrimental to civil society. The aim of this document is to promote innovative strategies capable of defending and extending the sphere in which human creativity and knowledge can prosper freely and sustainably. This document is addressed to policy reformers, citizens and free/libre culture activists and aims to provide practical tools to actively bring about this change.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Creators Must Move Beyond Suing the Audience | Electronic Frontier Foundation - 0 views

  • Paley avoided traditional film distribution deals and instead released the film under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license, writing: You don't need my permission to copy, share, publish, archive, show, sell, broadcast, or remix Sita Sings the Blues. Conventional wisdom urges me to demand payment for every use of the film, but then how would people without money get to see it? How widely would the film be disseminated if it were limited by permission and fees? Control offers a false sense of security. The only real security I have is trusting you, trusting culture, and trusting freedom
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    [...Paley avoided traditional film distribution deals and instead released the film under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license, writing: You don't need my permission to copy, share, publish, archive, show, sell, broadcast, or remix Sita Sings the Blues. Conventional wisdom urges me to demand payment for every use of the film, but then how would people without money get to see it? How widely would the film be disseminated if it were limited by permission and fees? Control offers a false sense of security. The only real security I have is trusting you, trusting culture, and trusting freedom]
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