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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

68% of Digital Content Providers Geo-Block in the EU - TorrentFreak [+ buso jpg image c... - 0 views

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    " By Andy on March 21, 2016 C: 6 News Initial findings published as a result of the EU Commission's e-commerce antitrust inquiry reveal widespread content blocking across the European Union. According to the report, 68% of digital content providers say they block consumers located in other EU countries, with 74% of all fiction TV licensing agreements demanding the practice. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Most software already has a "golden key" backdoor-it's called auto update | Ars Technic... - 0 views

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    "Software updates are just another term for cryptographic single-points-of-failure. by Leif Ryge (US) - Feb 27, 2016 2:57pm CET"
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    "Software updates are just another term for cryptographic single-points-of-failure. by Leif Ryge (US) - Feb 27, 2016 2:57pm CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Will Molecular Biology's Most Important Discovery In Years Be Ruined By Patents? | Tech... - 1 views

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    "from the GNU-Emacs-for-DNA dept Techdirt readers hardly need to be reminded that, far from promoting innovation, patents can shut it down, either directly, through legal action, or indirectly through the chill they cast on work in related areas. But not all patents are created equal. Some are so slight as to be irrelevant, while others have such a wide reach that they effectively control an entire domain. Patents on a new biological technique based on a mechanism found in nature, discussed in a long and fascinating piece in the Boston Review, definitely fall into the second category. Here's the article's explanation of the underlying mechanism, known as CRISPR-Cas: "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Microsoft's most profitable mobile operating system: Android | ZDNet - 0 views

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    "Summary:Microsoft has had trouble getting people to use its Windows Phone operating systems, however, it might make as much as $3.4 billion on Android phones. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Linux and Open Source | May 8, 2013 -- 19:43 GMT (20:43 BST)"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Pirate Party Becomes Iceland's Most Popular Political Party | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on March 19, 2015 C: 0 Breaking The results of a new poll published today in Iceland indicates that the Pirate Party has just become the country's most popular political party. According to the results, almost a quarter of all citizens would vote Pirate today. Speaking with TF, movement founder Rick Falkvinge describes the result as an "extraordinary accomplishment.""
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Most Top Films Are Not Available on Netflix, Research Finds | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      # Anotheer sample of the cultural market manipulation...
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    [ Ernesto on September 26, 2014 C: 0 [Breaking A new study published by research firm KPMG reveals that only 16% of the most popular and critically acclaimed films are available via Netflix and other on-demand subscription services. ] [# ! ...The '#Magnificent' #Entertainment #Industry #Strategy: # ! A new envelopment for '#Their' #censorship. # ! Wanna #Thrive? #monetize (fairly and proportionally) #Free # ! #FileSharing (through ISPs, non-invasive advertising and, of # ! course, a little help from #governments, that already collect a lot # ! of Aficionados/consumers'/taxpayers'/citizens' #Money... )]
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    [ Ernesto on September 26, 2014 C: 0 [Breaking A new study published by research firm KPMG reveals that only 16% of the most popular and critically acclaimed films are available via Netflix and other on-demand subscription services. ]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Most Europeans Download and Stream Pirated Movies | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 14, 2014 C: 19 Breaking Nearly 70% of all Europeans download or stream films for free, a new study from the European Commission reveals. The high costs of legal alternatives such as movie tickets and DVDs are the main justification, with release lags and limited availability also among the top reasons."
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