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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

MacWorld, PCWorld Kill Site Comments Because They 'Value And Welcome Feedback' | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the this-muzzle-shows-how-much-I-love-you dept For a while now the trend du jour in online media is to not only block your readers from making news story comments, but to insult their"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Russian Copyright Law Allows Entire News Site To Be Shut Down Over A Single Copied Arti... - 0 views

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    "from the funny-how-that-works dept We've noted for a long time now that copyright laws are regularly used as a tool for censorship. In Russia, abusing copyright law for censorship and to harass political opponents has become standard. Remember how the Russian government teamed up with Microsoft to use questionable copyright claims to intimidate government critics? And then how the MPAA gleefully got into bed with Russia's media censor to celebrate copyright? Of course, Russia also expanded its ability to use copyright to censor the internet, following pressure from short-sighted US diplomats, demanding that Russia better "respect" copyright laws. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Play: A P2P Distributed Torrent Site That's Impossible to Shut Down - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on March 1, 2016 C: 24 News An interesting torrent site has just debuted which has the honor of being almost shutdown-proof. 'Play' has just appeared on Zeronet, a server-less P2P network that utilizes Bitcoin cryptography and BitTorrent technology. As a result Play might well be the first torrent site that offers magnet links while being hosted by its users."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

HTTPS Renders UK Pirate Site Blocklist Useless - TorrentFreak [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 23, 2016 C: 52 News By now most UK Internet users have gotten used to pirate sites being blocked by their ISPs. However, thanks to HTTPS many subscribers have been enjoying a glimpse of an open and unrestricted web, as several popular torrent sites including The Pirate Bay and Kickass Torrents are no longer being blocked by all providers. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Court Orders Web-Blocking Monitoring Site To Be Blocked - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on February 13, 2016 C: 22 Breaking A human rights organization that monitors web-censorship and pirate site blockades in Russia has been ordered to be blocked by a local court. After a legal challenge failed to convince prosecutors, RuBlacklist was advised this week that it has just three days left before local Internet service providers block the site ."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Australian ISP Rejects 'Pirate Site' Blocking Attempt - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 20, 2015 C: 19 Breaking A small Australian Internet provider is refusing to block a website that allegedly infringes on the copyrights of a local construction company. Lawyers demanded a blockade citing Australia's new anti-piracy legislation, but the ISP believes that it's an attempt to bypass a law which is already flawed."
Alexandra IcecreamApps

How to Unblock Websites - Icecream Tech Digest - 0 views

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    With the growth of the Internet, the number of websites with various purposes and services offered is growing as well. However, you may find that some of the websites are blocked to you for some reason. There are websites that can only be opened fro…
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    With the growth of the Internet, the number of websites with various purposes and services offered is growing as well. However, you may find that some of the websites are blocked to you for some reason. There are websites that can only be opened fro…
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

YTS Reaches MPAA Deal But Dotcom Faces Decades in Jail? - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on November 8, 2015 C: 79 Opinion How does YTS, one of the most organized and notorious public torrent sites, strike a deal with Hollywood despite being listed as a notorious market by the U.S. government? We're all curious to know more, but spare a thought for Kim Dotcom. He's in the same country as the YTS operator but faces decades behind bars."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Opposes Whole-Site Removal of "Pirate" Domains - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 21, 2015 C: 6 Breaking Google is rejecting calls from copyright holders to remove entire domain names from Google search based on copyright infringements. In a letter to the U.S. Government the company points out that this would prove counterproductive and lead to overbroad censorship"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Free Music Streaming Site Revives Grooveshark Magic, And More - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    "StreamSquid is a new service which allows users to stream music for free, using legal services such as YouTube and Soundcloud as a backbone. The streaming platform has an intuitive user interface that allows people to discover new music and manage their own playlists. As an added bonus, former Grooveshark users can revive their playlists in just one click."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Just-released WordPress 0day makes it easy to hijack millions of websites [Updated] | A... - 0 views

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    "Update: About two hours after this post went live, WordPress released a critical security update that fixes the 0day vulnerability described below. The WordPress content management system used by millions of websites is vulnerable to two newly discovered threats that allow attackers to take full control of the Web server. Attack code has been released that targets one of the latest versions of WordPress, making it a zero-day exploit that could touch off a series of site hijackings throughout the Internet."
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    "Update: About two hours after this post went live, WordPress released a critical security update that fixes the 0day vulnerability described below. The WordPress content management system used by millions of websites is vulnerable to two newly discovered threats that allow attackers to take full control of the Web server. Attack code has been released that targets one of the latest versions of WordPress, making it a zero-day exploit that could touch off a series of site hijackings throughout the Internet."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Music Industry Wants Cross Border Pirate Site Blocks | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on April 14, 2015 C: 0 Breaking Music industry group IFPI released its latest Digital Music Report today. Documenting the latest developments in the ongoing piracy battle, the report suggests that pirate site blockades are hugely effective. "
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    " Ernesto on April 14, 2015 C: 0 Breaking Music industry group IFPI released its latest Digital Music Report today. Documenting the latest developments in the ongoing piracy battle, the report suggests that pirate site blockades are hugely effective. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Sub Pop artist creates music-streaming site to mock Pandora, Spotify | Ars Technica [# ... - 0 views

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    "On Tuesday, Josh Tillman, the lead singer and songwriter of the band Father John Misty, announced a phony, satirical music-streaming service called Streamline Audio Protocol, or, better put, SAP. ... On the site, Tillman calls his music-delivery system "a new signal-to-audio process by which popular albums are 'sapped' of their performances, original vocal, atmosphere, and other distracting affectations so the consumer can decide quickly and efficiently whether they like a musical composition, based strictly on its formal attributes, enough to spend money on it. ..."
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    "On Tuesday, Josh Tillman, the lead singer and songwriter of the band Father John Misty, announced a phony, satirical music-streaming service called Streamline Audio Protocol, or, better put, SAP. ... On the site, Tillman calls his music-delivery system "a new signal-to-audio process by which popular albums are 'sapped' of their performances, original vocal, atmosphere, and other distracting affectations so the consumer can decide quickly and efficiently whether they like a musical composition, based strictly on its formal attributes, enough to spend money on it. ..."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own 'Dark Web' Site | WIRED [+ TOR IS THE NSA http://lwn... - 2 views

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    "Facebook has never had much of a reputation for letting users hide their identities online. But now the world's least anonymous website has just joined the Web's most anonymous network." [# ! Just a #PR #Campaign… # ! … as, You'll learn soon… TOR IS THE NSA Posted Jul 9, 2008 21:13 UTC (Wed) by dulles (guest, #45450) Parent article: GNU/Linux free software tools to preserve your online privacy, anonymity and security (FSM) # ! Anyway, since long ago, You Must Know that there is no privacy in # ! a Network built by others -Governments and Big Companies # ! among 'em. # ! Don' come to The Web expecting privacy, as You won't look for # ! intimacy in a Stadium Full of Pe@ple… # ! … but meet the places You get in.]
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    "Facebook has never had much of a reputation for letting users hide their identities online. But now the world's least anonymous website has just joined the Web's most anonymous network."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

'Pirate' Site ISP Blockades Reversed By Court | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on July 17, 2014 C: 0 Breaking As Spain struggles with its continuing online piracy problems, a local court has issued an order for several file-sharing sites to be unblocked by ISPs. The decision overturns a ruling in May which required the service providers to censor torrent and download sites on copyright infringement grounds."
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    " Andy on July 17, 2014 C: 0 Breaking As Spain struggles with its continuing online piracy problems, a local court has issued an order for several file-sharing sites to be unblocked by ISPs. The decision overturns a ruling in May which required the service providers to censor torrent and download sites on copyright infringement grounds."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

RIAA Now Bullying Fully Licensed, Zero Revenue Music Site | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on July 19, 2014 C: 11 Breaking Earlier this week it was reported how the RIAA had decided to turn the licensing thumbscrews on a site offering decades-old radio archives for download. Now another archival site, one that pays thousands of dollars in license fees to BMI, ASCAP and SoundExchange yet makes not a cent, is now in the RIAA spotlight."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Putin: Pirate Site Blocking Has Failed to End Piracy | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on March 29, 2014 C: 6 Breaking It was supposed to be the world's toughest anti-piracy regime but Russia's site blocking legislation just isn't working. That's not just the opinion of irate movie and music companies either, but comments from Vladimir Putin himself." [* #Time for a #New #Approach... as #continuously #suggested]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Academics Launch Torrent Site to Share Papers and Datasets | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto On: 31/01/2014 Comments: 8 Breaking Researchers from the University of Massachusetts have launched a torrent site which allows academics to share papers and datasets. AcademicTorrents provides researchers with a reliable and decentralized platform to share their work with peers, as well as the rest of the world. The site currently indexes over 1.5 petabytes of data, including NASA's map of Mars. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Home | SiteCheckr | Firefox Validator Addon - 1 views

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    "Home SiteCheckr is a Firefox-Addon, which analyzes websites with your custom ruleset. When to use SiteCheckr You can use SiteCheckr when other validators do not fulfill your needs. Strict or lax checking - it's in your hands: create your own rules as XPath or CSS-selector. Enforce strict codestyle: Use SiteCheckr when the official W3C validator isn't strict enough - e.g. when you want to enforce a special coding style. Grant exceptions: Use SiteCheckr when you have to allow code, that does not conform to standards - e.g. you have to embed some code snippets provided by third party."
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