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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.

US desperately defends Safe Harbour scheme, says it never uses "indiscriminate surveill... - 2 views

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    "US tells EU's highest court not to interfere with its data-slurping-with-impunity agreement. by Glyn Moody - Sep 29, 2015 4:00pm CEST"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

European citizens have spoken out, and it's time for the EU to pass Net Neutrality | Ac... - 0 views

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    "As digital rights advocates around the world celebrate the victory for Net Neutrality in the U.S., we should remember that the fight in Europe is heating up. Right now decision makers in Brussels are negotiating over a crucial text to preserve the open internet, and it's time for them to make the right decision and pass Net Neutrality into law. The European Parliament holds the key."
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    "As digital rights advocates around the world celebrate the victory for Net Neutrality in the U.S., we should remember that the fight in Europe is heating up. Right now decision makers in Brussels are negotiating over a crucial text to preserve the open internet, and it's time for them to make the right decision and pass Net Neutrality into law. The European Parliament holds the key."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

In Memory Of The Liberties Lost In The War on Piracy | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Rick Falkvinge on February 2, 2015 C: 0 Opinion In order to prevent us from discussing and sharing interesting things, the copyright industry has successfully eliminated civil liberties online. But it was all down to a wrong and stupid business assumption in the first place."
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    " Rick Falkvinge on February 2, 2015 C: 0 Opinion In order to prevent us from discussing and sharing interesting things, the copyright industry has successfully eliminated civil liberties online. But it was all down to a wrong and stupid business assumption in the first place."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Ongoing Wars Against Free Tech | FOSS Force - 0 views

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    "Christine Hall After a few months of not hearing much from Microsoft, the company has been in the news a bit recently. First there was the brouhaha when it announced it was offering the .NET framework as open source."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Art of Unblocking Websites Without Committing Crimes | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on September 23, 2014 C: 31 Breaking Last month UK police took down several torrent site proxies and arrested their owner. Now a UK developer has created a new & free service that not only silently unblocks any website without falling foul of the law, but one that will eventually become available to all under a GPL 3.0 license."
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    " Andy on September 23, 2014 C: 31 Breaking Last month UK police took down several torrent site proxies and arrested their owner. Now a UK developer has created a new & free service that not only silently unblocks any website without falling foul of the law, but one that will eventually become available to all under a GPL 3.0 license."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Technology Open Internet Backers Stage 'Occupy FCC' | PopularResistance.Org - 1 views

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    "Resist! By Wilson Dizard, www.america.aljazeera.com May 8th, 2014 Internet libertarians calling for the equal treatment of all Internet data have camped out in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington, D.C., saying they won't quit their Occupy-style protest until the regulator stands up for Net neutrality."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

MIT creates a system to "PRISM-proof" websites | Ars Technica - 1 views

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    "System could secure data by encrypting it before it leaves your computer. by Joe Silver - Mar 25 2014, 9:35pm CET Privacy 44 A new platform for building Web applications, called Mylar, aims to provide encryption services that activate on your computer before data ever moves to a server."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Village:LaQuadratureduOhm - OHM2013 - 0 views

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    [from the 31st of July to the 4th of August!] "A village for all friends of La Quadrature du Net, all freedom fighters, datalovers & technology philosophers!
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

In battle of online piracy, it's Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley - The Reporter - 1 views

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    [LOS ANGELES -- In a move that heightens the growing tension between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, Wikipedia and other websites went dark Wednesday in protest of two congressional proposals intended to thwart the online piracy of copyrighted movies and TV programs. The web-based encyclopedia is part of a loose coalition of dot-coms and large technology companies that fear Congress is prepared to side with Hollywood and enact extreme measures -- possibly including the blocking of entire websites -- to stop the online sharing and unauthorized use of Hollywood productions. ...]
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