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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

MPAA Demands Extraordinary Measures to Prevent Piracy - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " By Andy on August 30, 2015 C: 0 News Companies wishing to process, handle or distribute video content for the MPAA have to go to extraordinary lengths to become accredited by the Hollywood group. From background checks on all personnel and the banning of certain types of clothing, to food restrictions and personal searches, the MPAA hopes to keep content leakage to a minimum."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Design flaw in Intel processors opens door to rootkits, researcher says | ITworld - 0 views

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    "A design flaw in the x86 processor architecture dating back almost two decades could allow attackers to install a rootkit in the low-level firmware of computers, a security researcher said Thursday. Such malware could be undetectable by security products."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Measures Putting Internet Users at Risk | TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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      # ! 'Anti-Piracy' is just one nickname of # ! 'Anti-People' politics...
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    [ Andy on May 3, 2015 C: 0 Opinion While entertainment companies and authorities believe they are necessary to stem the tide of online infringement, many current anti-piracy strategies are putting Internet users at risk. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

France Implements Administrative Net Censorship | La Quadrature du Net - 0 views

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    "Paris, February 6, 2015 - After review by the French Cabinet last Wednesday, the implementation decree for the administrative blocking of pedopornographic and terrorist websites was published today. This decree implements the provisions of to the Loppsi Act (15 March 2011) and the "Terrorism" Act (13 November 2014), both of which La Quadrature du Net opposed. It gives the government the power to directly order French telecom operators to block access to websites deemed to convey content relating to child abuse or terrorism, without any court order."
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    "Paris, February 6, 2015 - After review by the French Cabinet last Wednesday, the implementation decree for the administrative blocking of pedopornographic and terrorist websites was published today. This decree implements the provisions of to the Loppsi Act (15 March 2011) and the "Terrorism" Act (13 November 2014), both of which La Quadrature du Net opposed. It gives the government the power to directly order French telecom operators to block access to websites deemed to convey content relating to child abuse or terrorism, without any court order."
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.

Taking back privacy in the post-Snowden cloud | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "Governments aren't going to fix cloud's privacy problem. It's up to the industry-and us. by Sean Gallagher - Oct 28 2014, 2:00pm CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Leaked TPP Draft Reveals Tough Anti-Piracy Measures | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    "options currently on the table are life of the author plus 50, 70 or 100 years" [# ! ... but don't say these 'measures' are aimed to 'stimulate creation' # ! but to fill the deep pockets of a few... with the hard work of many others. [... options currently on the table are life of the author plus 50, 70 or 100 years...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Congressional Research Service Shows Hollywood Is Thriving | Techdirt - 0 views

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    [... Recently, Senator Ron Wyden asked CRS if it could explore the state of the movie industry today as compared to 1995 on a variety of different criteria. You can read the full report embedded below, but here are a few key points. First off, despite the industry's regular attempt to play up its contribution to GDP and employment, the report found that the combined GDP contribution of both the "motion picture and sound recording" industries was a whopping 0.4% in 2009. Back in 1995... it was also 0.4%. ...]
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