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Fedora 24 shows off new visions of the Linux desktop, cloud, and containers | ZDNet - 0 views

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    "Fedora adds multiple Linux desktops, OpenShift cloud Origin and Fedora Atomic Host to drive containerized application development and deployment. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Linux and Open Source | June 21, 2016 -- 17:29 GMT (18:29 BST) | Topic: Enterprise Software "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Music Piracy Triggers Significant Losses, EU Study Shows - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto on May 25, 2016 C: 113 News New research published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office shows that piracy hurts both digital and physical music sales. In EU countries the total losses are roughly 5% of yearly revenues, which equals €170 million. In addition, piracy also triggers secondary losses for governments and the public sector. "
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    " By Ernesto on May 25, 2016 C: 113 News New research published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office shows that piracy hurts both digital and physical music sales. In EU countries the total losses are roughly 5% of yearly revenues, which equals €170 million. In addition, piracy also triggers secondary losses for governments and the public sector. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

FBI's Tor Hack Shows the Risk of Subpoenas to Security Researchers | WIRED - 0 views

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    "Computer security researchers who expose hackable vulnerabilities in digital products face plenty of occupational hazards: They can have their work censored by threats of lawsuits from the companies whose products they hack, or they can even be criminally indicted if their white-hat hacking runs afoul of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. But one still-mysterious encounter between security researchers and the law points to a newer, equally troubling possibility: They can have their work subpoenaed in a criminal investigation and used as a law enforcement tool."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Piracy Can Boost Digital Music Sales, Research Shows - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    Ernesto on January 21, 2016 C: 18 News A new academic paper published by the Economics Department of Queen's University examines the link between BitTorrent downloads and music album sales. The study shows that depending on the circumstances, piracy can hurt sales or give it a boost through free promotion.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Netgear Shows Customers How to Share Pirate Movies - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on December 26, 2015 C: 86 Opinion Showing users how to send large video files is a task undertaken by dozens of software and hardware manufacturers but for the folks at Netgear the issue is now a controversial one. Want to send a pirate movie to a friend after downloading it from a torrent site? Netgear apparently has an app for that."
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    " Andy on December 26, 2015 C: 86 Opinion Showing users how to send large video files is a task undertaken by dozens of software and hardware manufacturers but for the folks at Netgear the issue is now a controversial one. Want to send a pirate movie to a friend after downloading it from a torrent site? Netgear apparently has an app for that."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

8 Reasons Why Singer/Songwriter Shows Are Boring - Digital Music NewsDigital Music News - 0 views

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    "I just played a new songwriter series billed as #songwritersundays at The Fox and Hounds in Studio City, CA. They have built up quite a supportive crowd of musicians and music lovers for this Sunday series. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

California Supreme Court Shows How Pharma 'Pay For Delay' Can Violate Antitrust Laws | ... - 0 views

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    "from the antitrust dept For many years now, we've been talking about the problematic practice of "pay for delay" in the pharma industry. This involved patent holders paying generic pharmaceutical makers some amount of money to not enter the market in order to keep their own monopoly even longer."
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    "from the antitrust dept For many years now, we've been talking about the problematic practice of "pay for delay" in the pharma industry. This involved patent holders paying generic pharmaceutical makers some amount of money to not enter the market in order to keep their own monopoly even longer."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Analysis Of Pirated Oscar Movies Shows They're Almost All Available... In HD (And Not F... - 0 views

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    "from the because-of-course dept As we've mentioned in the past, every year for over a decade, Andy Baio scours the internet to see what Oscar-nominated movies have been put online (the answer is usually almost all of them)."
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    "from the because-of-course dept As we've mentioned in the past, every year for over a decade, Andy Baio scours the internet to see what Oscar-nominated movies have been put online (the answer is usually almost all of them)."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

This Email Shows Google And NSA's Close Working Relationship - 1 views

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    "If Google wasn't cooperating with the National Security Agency's spying program, as the company has vehemently claimed again and again, why were the guys in charge of each organization emailing so much in 2011 and 2012? "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Data Shows Homeland Security Is Lying When It Claims Intellectual Property Seizures Are... - 1 views

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    "from the just-not-true dept For quite some time, intellectual property maximalists have seized upon an incredibly dishonest (though all too frequently successful with policy makers) strategy of conflating a variety of different issues to make it appear that extreme enforcement of copyright and trademark law was all about "protecting the safety of Americans."
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    "from the just-not-true dept For quite some time, intellectual property maximalists have seized upon an incredibly dishonest (though all too frequently successful with policy makers) strategy of conflating a variety of different issues to make it appear that extreme enforcement of copyright and trademark law was all about "protecting the safety of Americans."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Latest Leak Shows NSA Engaging In Economic Espionage -- Not Fighting Terrorism | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "As more and more information about the NSA's global surveillance capabilities emerges through leaks of material obtained by Edward Snowden, the US authorities have been playing the terrorist card heavily. That is, they concede that they have been spying on pretty much everyone, but claim that it was only to fight terrorism, and thus to save lives. In particular, the NSA insists it is not spying on anyone for the purposes of industrial espionage -- here's what it wrote in an email to the Washington Post on the subject just a couple of weeks ago: "
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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