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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.

Someone Just Tried to Take Down Internet's Backbone with 5 Million Queries/Sec - The Ha... - 0 views

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    "Someone just DDoSed one of the most critical organs of the Internet anatomy - The Internet's DNS Root Servers. Early last week, a flood of as many as 5 Million queries per second hit many of the Internet's DNS (Domain Name System) Root Servers that act as the authoritative reference for mapping domain names to IP addresses and are a total of 13 in numbers."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Entire Copyright Monopoly Idea is Based on a Colossal Lie | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Rick Falkvinge on June 21, 2015 C: 0 Opinion The copyright monopoly is based on the idea of an exchange. In exchange for exclusive rights, the copyright industry supplies culture and knowledge to the public. It turns out that the entire premise is a lie, as untethered creators are racing to provide culture and knowledge anyway."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Entire broadband industry seeks immediate halt to Title II classification | Ars Technica - 1 views

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    "by Jon Brodkin - May 1, 2015 8:34 pm UTC Share Tweet 141 Four major trade associations representing broadband providers today asked for an immediate halt to the Federal Communications Commission decision to reclassify the providers as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act."
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