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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Where in the world is Richard Stallman? - Free Software Foundation - working together f... - 0 views

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    "President and founder of the Free Software Foundation Richard Stallman has an extensive travel schedule and frequently gives talks about free software all over the world. If you would like Richard Stallman (RMS) to speak at your event, please contact rms-assist@gnu.org. If you would like RMS to come to your school and speak, try asking professors in IT-related departments if they would like to bring him. They can contact rms-assist@gnu.org. You can find video and audio recordings of many of Dr. Stallman's speeches and lectures at audio-video.gnu.org."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Beginner's Guide to the Linux Desktop - Freedom Penguin - 0 views

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    "October 7, 2016 Joe Collins 4 Comments How To There is much talk in the Linux world about the mythical "average user." There is no such thing with Linux. First off, people who use Linux usually are those who know a thing or two about computers to begin with and want to take advantage of all the choices Linux offers. "
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.

Hulu will soon end its free streaming options | Ars Technica UK - 0 views

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    "Hulu will reportedly stop offering free video, but the streaming service's users still be able to find some of Hulu's free shows thanks to a new business partnership with Yahoo."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EFF in 2015 - Annual Report - 0 views

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    [The Electronic Frontier Foundation was founded in 1990 to protect the rights of technology users, a mission that expands dramatically as digital devices and networks transform modern life and culture. With over 25,000 dues-paying members around the world and a social media reach of well over 1 million followers across different social networks, EFF engages directly with digital users worldwide and provides leadership on cutting-edge issues of free expression, privacy, and human rights. Our annual report features reflections from several EFF staff members about some of our most significant efforts, as well as financial information for the fiscal year ending June 2015. To learn more, read our Year in Review series. ...]
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    [The Electronic Frontier Foundation was founded in 1990 to protect the rights of technology users, a mission that expands dramatically as digital devices and networks transform modern life and culture. With over 25,000 dues-paying members around the world and a social media reach of well over 1 million followers across different social networks, EFF engages directly with digital users worldwide and provides leadership on cutting-edge issues of free expression, privacy, and human rights. Our annual report features reflections from several EFF staff members about some of our most significant efforts, as well as financial information for the fiscal year ending June 2015. To learn more, read our Year in Review series. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

conflict situationJoint Declaration on Freedom of Expression and Responses to Conflict ... - 1 views

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    "1. Scope of the Joint Declaration This Joint Declaration addresses systematic or targeted attacks on freedom of expression which are aimed at silencing certain perspectives or voices, whether internationally, nationally or locally, and State responses to such attacks. Such attacks are perpetrated in different contexts, including of international and non-international armed conflicts, terrorist attacks and widespread organised crime. 2. General Principles a) States have a direct responsibility under international human rights law to respect freedom of expression and they are also under a positive obligation to take effective measures to protect freedom of expression against attacks by third parties, including by ensuring accountability for any attacks on those exercising their right to freedom of expression and by raising awareness about the importance of freedom of expression. ..."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Torrent From the Cloud With Seedr - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on January 17, 2016 C: 92 News Most people download torrents with desktop clients such as uTorrent but with a simple user interface and tiny learning curve, Seedr takes torrenting into the cloud. Hiding users' IP addresses from the public and with a totally free tier to get people started, the service is rapidly gaining traction."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

AT&T Is Happy To Remove Wireless Broadband Caps, But Only If You Sign Up For Its TV Ser... - 1 views

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    " According to a new company announcement, customers who sign up for both AT&T wireless service and AT&T U-Verse TV or DirecTV service can nab unlimited data for $100 per month, plus $40 per month for each additional device:"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Startup Leverages DMCA Notices As Artist Marketing Tool - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on January 6, 2016 C: 39 Breaking Every day millions of pirates are being tracked by companies working for the entertainment industries. This data is often used to warn or even sue alleged offenders, but a new startup is taking a different route. Instead of punishing pirates they treat them as fans, allowing artists to use DMCA notices as a marketing tool."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Don't Wreck The Net! Respond By January 6th - 0 views

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    "The European Commission is asking the public critical questions about the future of our online world, but these questions are buried throughout a lengthy consultation survey that will probably make your eyes water. We need you to tackle the survey and make your voice heard. It's not easy, so we're here to help. Go ahead, take a look at the public consultation. It's got five pages of oblique questions and too much smallprint for anyone's taste. But it's really all asking one thing: what are the roles and responsibilities of service providers in the digital world? Our survey survival guide helps you overcome the bureaucratic barrier and answer that question, because it's at risk of being ignored."
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    "The European Commission is asking the public critical questions about the future of our online world, but these questions are buried throughout a lengthy consultation survey that will probably make your eyes water. We need you to tackle the survey and make your voice heard. It's not easy, so we're here to help. Go ahead, take a look at the public consultation. It's got five pages of oblique questions and too much smallprint for anyone's taste. But it's really all asking one thing: what are the roles and responsibilities of service providers in the digital world? Our survey survival guide helps you overcome the bureaucratic barrier and answer that question, because it's at risk of being ignored."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

'No Suicide' Ruled In Grooveshark Founder's DeathDigital Music News - 0 views

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    "Despite incredibly suspicious circumstances, the death of Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg has been ruled a 'no suicide' by coroners. In an autopsy report leaked Tuesday afternoon to Digital Music News, Greenberg's abrupt death was mysteriously identified as 'Undetermined,' with no abnormal concentrations of toxins or other unusual post-mortem conditions found."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

SAFE Network - Privacy, Security and Freedom - 0 views

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    "SAFE is a peer-to-peer data storage network that enables developers to build scalable apps."
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    "SAFE is a peer-to-peer data storage network that enables developers to build scalable apps."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

BitTorrent Still Dominates Internet's Upstream Traffic - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on December 8, 2015 C: 20 News New data published by Canadian broadband management company Sandvine reveals that BitTorrent can be credited for a quarter of all upstream Internet traffic in North America, more than any other traffic source. With heavy competition from Netflix and other real-time entertainment, BitTorrent's overall traffic share is falling."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Join the Battle for Net Neutrality - 0 views

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    "Congress is trying to sneak language into a budget bill that would take away the FCC's ability to enforce the net neutrality rules we worked hard to pass, undermining everything we did to protect the open Internet. Thousands of calls and emails will nip this in the bud - contact Congress now! "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

US Congressman: To stop ISIS, let's shut down websites and social media | Ars Technica UK - 0 views

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    Terrorists are using the Internet against us, lawmaker says. by Jon Brodkin (US) - Nov 18, 2015 7:12am CET
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Coding Freedom; Can Blockchain Technology Help Build A Foundation For Real Democracy? -... - 0 views

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    "The 2008 financial meltdown and disclosures of secret documents in recent years exposed widespread government overreach and corporate fraud and abuse. As trust in traditional institutions began to sag, global uprisings were spawned to find solutions outside of electoral politics."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Pirate Bay Censorship Marks the End of Open Internet, ISP Warns - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on November 14, 2015 C: 15 News The ISP under legal pressure to block The Pirate Bay in Sweden has criticized efforts to make the provider an accomplice in other people's crimes. In a joint statement two key executives of Telenor / Bredbandsbolaget warn that folding to the wishes of private copyright holder interests could mark the beginning of the end for the open Internet"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Richard Stallman - The Father Of Free Software Foundation - 0 views

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    "What is programming for you? Is it a job, hobby or maybe source of income? For him, programming is a life's philosophy: "Free as a Freedom". Yes, today we will speak about Richard Matthew Stallman, the father of Free Software Foundation."
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    "What is programming for you? Is it a job, hobby or maybe source of income? For him, programming is a life's philosophy: "Free as a Freedom". Yes, today we will speak about Richard Matthew Stallman, the father of Free Software Foundation."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

GNU Ethical Repository Criteria - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation - 0 views

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    "We developed these criteria to judge services for hosting parts of the GNU operating system, but we recommend them to everyone that wants to use a service for publicly hosting free source code (and optionally executable programs too). The criteria emphasize protection of privacy, functionality without nonfree JavaScript, compatibility with copyleft licensing and philosophy, and not rejecting any users."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Final Leaked TPP Text is All That We Feared | Electronic Frontier Foundation - 1 views

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    "Today's release by Wikileaks of what is believed to be the current and essentially final version of the intellectual property (IP) chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) confirms our worst fears about the agreement, and dashes the few hopes that we held out that its most onerous provisions wouldn't survive to the end of the negotiations."
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