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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Social Media's Globe-Shaking Power - The New York Times - 1 views

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    "As the technology industry came to grips in the last week with the reality of a presidential election that did not go its way, many in Silicon Valley landed on the idea that widespread misinformation spread online was a primary factor in the race's outcome."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

"DRM is Used to Lock in, Control and Spy on Users" - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 8, 2016 C: 5 Breaking In a scathing critique, the Free Software Foundation is urging the U.S. Government to drop the DMCA's anti-circumvention provisions which protect DRM. The foundation argues that DRM is a violation of users' rights, which under the guise of copyright protection is used to harm, control and spy on people."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Who's Afraid of P2P? : The Corbett Report - 1 views

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    " Who's Afraid of P2P? Corbett * 12/10/2015 * 10 Comments Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Wired has allegedly found elusive Bitcoin creator "Satoshi Nakamoto" in Australia…and less than 24 hours later he's being raided by the Australian Federal Police. Sadly, given the attempts by the MSM and governments around the world to link the P2P economy to terror, mayhem and criminality, this is hardly surprising."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley (AAPL, CSCO, DIS, INTC, MSFT, TWX, VIA) - 0 views

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    "By Anders Bylund | More Articles January 7, 2011 | Comments (0) The entertainment industry has always been split in two very distinct, extremely incompatible sides: content and technology. Let's call these factions "Hollywood" and "Silicon Valley" for the sake of discussion, because it just sounds a lot nicer."
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    "By Anders Bylund | More Articles January 7, 2011 | Comments (0) The entertainment industry has always been split in two very distinct, extremely incompatible sides: content and technology. Let's call these factions "Hollywood" and "Silicon Valley" for the sake of discussion, because it just sounds a lot nicer."
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.

Silicon Valley startups discover power of political lobbying | ITworld - 0 views

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    "They might be masters of innovation in some areas, but startups like Airbnb, Uber, Sidecar and Fitbit are finding that when it comes to Washington, D.C., the old ways are the best." # ! Hadn't we agreed that # ! ... #lobbying was going to be #banned, as it was #biasing # ! #politics towards the side of 'payers', #violating #voters' will... # ! ...and the spirit of politics itself?
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    "They might be masters of innovation in some areas, but startups like Airbnb, Uber, Sidecar and Fitbit are finding that when it comes to Washington, D.C., the old ways are the best."
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.

'Cybersecurity' begins with integrity, not surveillance | Technology | theguardian.com - 1 views

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    "If you've been following the surveillance debate, you may have noticed that it is actually two debates: first, it is a debate about whether mass surveillance works; and second, it is a debate about whether mass surveillance is a good idea, whether or not it works." [# Wonder if... # ! … '#integrity' is a #VALUE # ! still even considered in #politics…]
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    "If you've been following the surveillance debate, you may have noticed that it is actually two debates: first, it is a debate about whether mass surveillance works; and second, it is a debate about whether mass surveillance is a good idea, whether or not it works."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians | VICE United States - 0 views

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    "With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues from one week to the next." [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greenhouse/]
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    "With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues from one week to the next." [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greenhouse/]
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    Also available for Chrome. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/greenhouse/ifomhmgandipmpnelclcmbefppopfklc I've been using it for several weeks. Works great.
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