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Why Red Hat is happy to have others make billions on its open source dime - TechRepublic - 0 views

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    "Red Hat is targeting $5 billion in revenue for itself, but it is enabling other companies to make much more than that using its products. By Matt Asay | November 23, 2016, 6:21 AM PST"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Warner Pays $14 Million For Illegitimate "Happy Birthday" Claims - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 10, 2016 C: 56 Breaking After raking in dozens of millions in licensing fees, Warner/Chappell has admitted that it doesn't own the rights to the song "Happy Birthday". The music company has agreed to set aside a $14 million settlement fund for people who paid to use Happy Birthday in public. In addition, the court has been asked to enter the song into the public domain."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

RIAA Wants $17 Million Damages From 'New' Grooveshark - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 31, 2015 C: 34 Breaking The RIAA is asking a New York federal court to issue a default judgment against the 'reincarnation' of the defunct Grooveshark music service. The record labels are demanding more than $13 million in piracy damages plus another $4 million for willful counterfeiting. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Top Torrent Trackers Now Handle Up to 56 Million Peers - Each | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    Demonii and OpenBitTorrent, the two most popular torrent trackers on the Internet, are now regularly handling up to 56 million peers - each. The operator of Demonii informs TF that limitations in the software used by both sites means a usable ceiling of around 35 million peers, but the addition of new hardware has enabled a massive increase to today's levels.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

MPAA Secretly Settled With Hotfile for $4 Million, Not $80 Million | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    [# ! Is this the exemplary IP Enforcement aimed to 'Save The Culture'...? # It seems more a weird #wangle... # ... or, perhaps, it is that a bunch of bucks is what matters.... # ! #artists and #creators shouldn't support such #hoax.] " By Ernesto on December 24, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Last December the MPAA announced one of its biggest victories to date. The Hollywood group won its case against file-hosting site Hotfile, who agreed to a $80 million settlement. However, this figure mostly served to impress and scare the pubic, as we can now reveal that Hotfile agreed to pay 'only' $4 million." [# ! Yup! Why "#secretly"...?]
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    [# ! '#Tricky' IP #enforcement...] " By Ernesto on December 24, 2014 C: 0 Breaking Last December the MPAA announced one of its biggest victories to date. The Hollywood group won its case against file-hosting site Hotfile, who agreed to a $80 million settlement. However, this figure mostly served to impress and scare the pubic, as we can now reveal that Hotfile agreed to pay 'only' $4 million." [# ! Yup! Why "#secretly"...?]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Both Comcast And Verizon Agree To Pay Millions To Settle Overbilling Claims | Techdirt - 1 views

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    "from the but-you-can-trust-them dept The big broadband players keep trying to tell us (and politicians and regulators) how good they are and how much we can trust them. Part of their whole pitch on killing net neutrality is that they'd never do anything to harm consumers." [ # ! First... # ! #citizens' #swindling; # ! then, #government #bribing... # ! #Unfair, anyhow we look at it. # ! :/]
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    "from the but-you-can-trust-them dept The big broadband players keep trying to tell us (and politicians and regulators) how good they are and how much we can trust them. Part of their whole pitch on killing net neutrality is that they'd never do anything to harm consumers."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Internet Archive posts millions of historic images to Flickr | Ars Technica - 1 views

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    "Earlier this year, communications technology scholar Kalev Leetaru began culling over 14 million images from the Internet Archive's public domain ebooks and uploading them to the Internet Archive's Flickr account. As of today, 2.6 million images are now easily searchable and downloadable."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Processes Millions of Useless DMCA Notices | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    # ! ... #against #information #technologies themselves... # ! ... once more. # ! :( " Andy on July 15, 2014 C: 12 Breaking The world's biggest copyright holders send Google millions of DMCA notices each week, many of them sent by the most notable anti-piracy companies around. But for reasons best known to themselves, hundreds of thousands being processed by Google are completely useless and a waste of time and money."
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    [# ! who takes advantage...?] " Andy on July 15, 2014 C: 12 Breaking The world's biggest copyright holders send Google millions of DMCA notices each week, many of them sent by the most notable anti-piracy companies around. But for reasons best known to themselves, hundreds of thousands being processed by Google are completely useless and a waste of time and money."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Five Things That Could Topple Facebook's Empire | Epicenter | Wired.com - 0 views

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    * By Ryan Singel Email Author * July 20, 2010 | * 6:58 pm | * Categories: Social Media * Facebook is primed to announce this week that it's amassed a half billion active friends, a milestone reinforcing its status as the king of social networks - a company to be regarded with the seriousness and power (if not revenue) of Google, Apple, Yahoo and Microsoft. Read More http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2010/07/five-things-totopple-facebooks-empire/#ixzz0uM4KGGQc
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