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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Internet providers will soon need permission to share your web browsing history - The V... - 1 views

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    "New privacy rules require opting-in to sensitive sharing by Jacob Kastrenakes Oct 27, 2016, 10:41a "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP explains data caps to FCC: Using the Internet is like eating Oreos | Ars Technica - 1 views

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    ""You have to pay extra for double-stuffed," cable company Mediacom tells FCC. Jon Brodkin - Sep 25, 2016 7:30 pm UTC"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Rightscorp Threatens Every ISP in the United States - TorrentFreak [# ! Link Note...] - 1 views

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    " Andy on August 12, 2016 C: 54 Breaking Following a court win by its client BMG over Cox Communications this week, Rightscorp has issued an unprecedented warning to every ISP in the United States today. Boasting a five-year trove of infringement data against Internet users, Rightscorp warned ISPs that they can either cooperate or face the consequences."
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.

ISP: We're Not The Internet Piracy Police - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on August 2, 2016 C: 17 News Copyright holders in Sweden are pushing for tougher measures against online piracy, claiming that Internet providers generate hundreds of millions in profit from infringement. Local ISP Bahnhof rejects the claims as "pure nonsense" and says that they are not going to adopt the role of piracy police."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP Boss Criticizes Calls to Criminalize File-Sharers - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on May 7, 2016 C: 27 News The boss of a prominent ISP in Sweden has criticized moves by the government which could criminalize hundreds of thousands of Internet users. Bahnhof CEO Jon Karlung says the country is stuck in the past when it calls for harsher punishments for file-sharing and should instead concentrate on developing better legal options."
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    " By Andy on May 7, 2016 C: 27 News The boss of a prominent ISP in Sweden has criticized moves by the government which could criminalize hundreds of thousands of Internet users. Bahnhof CEO Jon Karlung says the country is stuck in the past when it calls for harsher punishments for file-sharing and should instead concentrate on developing better legal options."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP Vows to Protect Users From a Piracy Witch Hunt - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto on April 22, 2016 C: 14 Breaking Swedish Internet service provider Bahnhof says it will do everything in its power to prevent copyright holders from threatening its subscribers. The provider is responding to a recent case in which a competing ISP was ordered to expose alleged BitTorrent pirates, reportedly without any thorough evidence."
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    " By Ernesto on April 22, 2016 C: 14 Breaking Swedish Internet service provider Bahnhof says it will do everything in its power to prevent copyright holders from threatening its subscribers. The provider is responding to a recent case in which a competing ISP was ordered to expose alleged BitTorrent pirates, reportedly without any thorough evidence."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Cox Refuses to Spy on Subscribers to Catch Pirates - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 15, 2016 C: 70 Breaking Cox Communications is objecting to a broad permanent injunction requested by music publisher BMG. The music group wants the ISP to spy on its subscribers and take action against those who download pirated material. Cox informs the court that these demands are overbroad, vague and possibly illegal."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Comcast customer discovers huge mistake in company's data cap meter | Ars Technica UK - 1 views

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    "The ISP said he used 120GB of data... while on a multi-week vacation. by Jon Brodkin (US) - Dec 20, 2015 11:45am CET"
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.

Small ISP stands up to Rightscorp's "piracy fishing expedition" and wins | Ars Technica - 0 views

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      # ! The Beginning of The ISPs #Upheaval... # ! What Media/Entertainment Industry will do # (as '#They' refuse to enter in the Digital Age...)?
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    A Rightscorp DMCA subpoena, asking for 71 subscriber identities, is thrown out. by Joe Mullin - May 11, 2015 8:20 pm UTC
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The FCC's Historic Day: Voting Yes For Net Neutrality, Voting No On Protectionist S... - 0 views

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    Today was, no hyperbole intended, probably one of the more historic -- albeit at times one of the dullest -- days in FCC history. The agency, led by a former lobbyist for the cable and wireless industries few expected anything from, bucked a myriad of...
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP's "Three Strikes" Scheme is Weird and Broken | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on February 14, 2015 C: 0 Breaking Eircom was one of the first ISPs in Europe to implement a voluntary "three strikes" anti-piracy program but strangely it's now hiding the prospect of disconnections from customers. Together with music group IFPI, they also fail heavily on the piracy education front."
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    " Andy on February 14, 2015 C: 0 Breaking Eircom was one of the first ISPs in Europe to implement a voluntary "three strikes" anti-piracy program but strangely it's now hiding the prospect of disconnections from customers. Together with music group IFPI, they also fail heavily on the piracy education front."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP Doesn't Have to Expose Pirating Subscribers, Judge Rules | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 4, 2015 C: 0 Breaking A federal court in Georgia has quashed a broad DMCA subpoena which required local Internet provider CBeyond to reveal the identities of alleged BitTorrent pirates. The magistrate judge ruled that ISPs don't have to hand over personal information as they are not storing any infringing material themselves."
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    " Ernesto on February 4, 2015 C: 0 Breaking A federal court in Georgia has quashed a broad DMCA subpoena which required local Internet provider CBeyond to reveal the identities of alleged BitTorrent pirates. The magistrate judge ruled that ISPs don't have to hand over personal information as they are not storing any infringing material themselves."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Music publishers finally pull the trigger, sue an ISP over piracy | Ars Technica [# ! N... - 0 views

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      [Sydney - A federal judge in Australia has ruled that Internet service providers cannot be held liable for copyright infringements committed by their subscribers, dealing a blow in a closely-watched lawsuit filed by U.S. movie studios against Aussie ISP iiNet, according to published reports. Justice Dennis Conroy found that, while it was shown that iiNet had knowledge that its customers were committing copyright infringement, this knowledge did not equate to "authorizing" the activities. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP Provides Free VPN to Protect Customer Privacy | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on November 17, 2014 C: 32 News A leading Swedish Internet service provider is taking a novel approach to protect customer privacy. Faced with a legal requirement to log subscriber activities, from next week ISP Bahnhof will give all of its customers a free, no-logging VPN service" [# ! #Technology #watching for #HumanRights]
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    " Andy on November 17, 2014 C: 32 News A leading Swedish Internet service provider is taking a novel approach to protect customer privacy. Faced with a legal requirement to log subscriber activities, from next week ISP Bahnhof will give all of its customers a free, no-logging VPN service"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP Wants to Understand Technology Used to Track Pirates | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on November 10, 2014 C: 25 Breaking Legal representatives for ISP iiNet say they want an anti-piracy tracking system put under the microscope. Hundreds of the Aussie service providers customers are at risk of being sent "speculative invoices" demanding cash for alleged infringements but iiNet definitely isn't going to give plaintiff Dallas Buyers Club an easy ride" [# ! Everyb@dy wants # ! … to #understand… # ! …why '#They' don't research for #adapting to the #times # ! instead of #chasing #citizens… # ! Too.]
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    " Andy on November 10, 2014 C: 25 Breaking Legal representatives for ISP iiNet say they want an anti-piracy tracking system put under the microscope. Hundreds of the Aussie service providers customers are at risk of being sent "speculative invoices" demanding cash for alleged infringements but iiNet definitely isn't going to give plaintiff Dallas Buyers Club an easy ride"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Does your phone company track you? | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "Twitter's mobile ad arm lets clients use a hidden tracking number created by Verizon. by Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson, ProPublica Nov 3 2014, 9:30pm CET" [# ! Of course, ... # ! ... '#They' do. # ! Too. # ! #we are no #more than #salable #products... for Them... # ! ... and a 'Potential #Threat' for 'The Others'. # ! Welcome to 'The (#Dirty) #Market #Rules' #Era. # ! #NoFear, just take #Your #measures...]
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    "Twitter's mobile ad arm lets clients use a hidden tracking number created by Verizon. by Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson, ProPublica Nov 3 2014, 9:30pm CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP Wants Court to Sanction Piracy Monitoring Firm | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on September 15, 2014 C: 11 Breaking After being challenged by Grande Communications, piracy monitoring outfit Rightscorp has withdrawn its request to identify the hundreds or thousands of customers who it earlier accused of piracy. The ISP is not letting Rightscorp walk away that easily though, and has asked the court for sanctions." [# ! #All vs @ll # ! … this is the only '#IP #Enforcement' is #getting: # ! To Establish a #Culture of #Clash. # ! It's this what '#They' really want…?]
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    " Ernesto on September 15, 2014 C: 11 Breaking After being challenged by Grande Communications, piracy monitoring outfit Rightscorp has withdrawn its request to identify the hundreds or thousands of customers who it earlier accused of piracy. The ISP is not letting Rightscorp walk away that easily though, and has asked the court for sanctions." [# all illegal...]
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