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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

What is free software and why is it so important for society? - Free Software Foundatio... - 0 views

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    To use free software is to make a political and ethical choice asserting the right to learn, and share what we learn with others. Free software has become the foundation of a learning society where we share our knowledge in a way that others can build upon and enjoy.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The World Wide Web Consortium is being followed by protests | Defective by Design - 0 views

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    "Submitted by Zak Rogoff on September 15, 2016 - 9:18am Next week, demonstrators will gather at a meeting of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in Lisbon, Portugal. They will make the same demand that we made at the last major W3C meeting in March: stop streaming companies from inserting Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) into the HTML standard on which the Web is based."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Save The Link | Save The Link - 0 views

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    "Links are essential to freedom of expression online, and experts warn that censoring links will break the Web as we know it"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Intl. Day Against DRM is Tuesday -- share this graphic now | Defective by Design - 0 views

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    "Submitted by Zak Rogoff on April 29, 2016 - 8:54am Just a quick reminder that the International Day Against DRM is coming up this Tuesday, May 3rd. This is the tenth anniversary of the Day, and we're burning the candle at both ends, winding for up for a momentous day of "
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    "Submitted by Zak Rogoff on April 29, 2016 - 8:54am Just a quick reminder that the International Day Against DRM is coming up this Tuesday, May 3rd. This is the tenth anniversary of the Day, and we're burning the candle at both ends, winding for up for a momentous day of "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Copyright in Europe: Minimal Reform to Avoid Crucial Questions | La Quadrature du Net [... - 0 views

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    "Submitted on 9 Dec 2015 - 18:17 copyright creative contribution free speech Net filtering Andrus Ansip Günther Oettinger press release Printer-friendly version Français Paris, 9 December 2015 - Today, the European Commission has presented its proposal to reform copyright law in the European Union. This package includes a proposal for a regulation on portability of online services, as well as a communication to announcing future reforms to follow in 2016. The European Commission has thus confirmed that it does not wish to reopen the file on the InfoSoc directive 1, reflecting its reluctance and lack of ambition on this issue."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Pirate Party Beats Iceland's Government Coalition in the Polls - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on October 23, 2015 C: 23 Breaking The Pirate Party in Iceland continues to gain support, causing a revolution in the local political arena. According to the latest poll the party now has over a third of all votes in the country, beating the current Government coalition."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

I'm Shocked, Shocked: Payola on Spotify? | MUSIC * TECHNOLOGY * POLICY [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    "an you imagine-someone in the music business is trying to buy their way into the charts. Shocking, I know. Totally unpredictable. Who could ever have anticipated that move?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Evaluation of the EU Copyright Directive | Discuto - 0 views

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    "DRAFT REPORT on the implementation of Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society (2014/2256(INI))"
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    "DRAFT REPORT on the implementation of Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society (2014/2256(INI))"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

TPP vs. Democracy: Leaked Draft of Secretive Trade Deal Spells Out Plan for Corporate P... - 0 views

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      [# ! Via Bill Harwood's FB -> OCCUPY CENTRAL]
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    [WikiLeaks reveals negotiators planning to expand secret corporate tribunals By Sarah Lazare, staff writer Common Dreams March 26, 2015]
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    [WikiLeaks reveals negotiators planning to expand secret corporate tribunals By Sarah Lazare, staff writer Common Dreams March 26, 2015]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

UN Human Rights Council Debates Report Criticising Copyright - 0 views

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      [# ! Via Mario Pena's FB...]]
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    [11/03/2015 by Catherine Saez, Intellectual Property Watch]
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    [11/03/2015 by Catherine Saez, Intellectual Property Watch]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Is 10 Years in Jail the Answer to Online Pirates? | TorrentFreak [# Note] - 1 views

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      # ! Why '#They' keep on thinking on '#penalties # ! instead of on #Solutions...?
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

MPAA Wants to Use DMCA to Effectively Bring Back SOPA | FOSS Force Dec 18, 2014 - 0 views

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    "[…] MPAA Wants to Use DMCA to Effectively Bring Back SOPA by Christine Hall. Published December 18, 2014. The MPAA has a plan to protect its copyrights which […]"
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    "[…] MPAA Wants to Use DMCA to Effectively Bring Back SOPA by Christine Hall. Published December 18, 2014. The MPAA has a plan to protect its copyrights which […]"
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.

U.S. 'Strikes' Scheme Fails to Impact Piracy Landscape | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      [... The movie group currently has no idea...]
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    [ Andy on January 11, 2015 C: 0 Breaking According to leaked MPAA documents the U.S. "six strikes" ISP warning scheme has thus far failed to impact the overall piracy landscape.]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Best of open govenment on Opensource.com this year | Opensource.com - 1 views

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    "As I reflect on another year of open source in government stories, I took a look back at the articles we published on Opensource.com this year to see if there were any noticeable commonalities."
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    "As I reflect on another year of open source in government stories, I took a look back at the articles we published on Opensource.com this year to see if there were any noticeable commonalities."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

10 excelentes alternativas a The Pirate Bay. | Eres algo inesperado - 0 views

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    "17 diciembre, 2014 · de eresalgoinesperado · en Páginas Web. · Tras lo sucedido con la caída de The Pirate Bay, uno mayores portales de descarga de archivos Torrent a nivel mundial, por una operación policial relacionada con la violación de los derechos de autor, hoy os traigo una entrada un tanto especial y distinta a la que estamos acostumbrados." # ! Can't "shut down" #sharing minds...
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    "17 diciembre, 2014 · de eresalgoinesperado · en Páginas Web. · Tras lo sucedido con la caída de The Pirate Bay, uno mayores portales de descarga de archivos Torrent a nivel mundial, por una operación policial relacionada con la violación de los derechos de autor, hoy os traigo una entrada un tanto especial y distinta a la que estamos acostumbrados."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Piracy ≠ Theft? Movie Industry Workers Speak Out | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on December 7, 2014 C: 5 Opinion The mantra often heard from Hollywood's leaders is that pirates are thieves. However, not all people in the industry feel that way. Today we present the views of four regular filmmakers on this controversial topic, what the impact is on the industry, and what can be done in response." [# ! #Some #care... # ! ... about #solutions # ! while others just #complain and #attack... # ! which side are You on?]
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    " Ernesto on December 7, 2014 C: 5 Opinion The mantra often heard from Hollywood's leaders is that pirates are thieves. However, not all people in the industry feel that way. Today we present the views of four regular filmmakers on this controversial topic, what the impact is on the industry, and what can be done in response."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Ongoing Wars Against Free Tech | FOSS Force - 0 views

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    "Christine Hall After a few months of not hearing much from Microsoft, the company has been in the news a bit recently. First there was the brouhaha when it announced it was offering the .NET framework as open source."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Torrents Good For a Third of all Internet Traffic in Asia-Pacific | TorrentFreak [1/3...] - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 20, 2014 C: 0 News New data published by the Canadian broadband management company Sandvine reveals that BitTorrent can be credited for one-third of all Internet traffic in the Asia-Pacific region during peak hours. That's an increase of more than 50% compared to the previous year." [ # aka 1/3 of Internet income... # ! ... comes from #sharers... # ! this is a collective action to be considered as 'The #Culture' # ! that has to be '#protected'... [culture The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/culture] # ! Consider the Money regularly injected by this group -through # ! monthly fees- on the Internet itself...] # ! 1 out of every 3 Dollars come from sharers...
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    " Ernesto on November 20, 2014 C: 0 News New data published by the Canadian broadband management company Sandvine reveals that BitTorrent can be credited for one-third of all Internet traffic in the Asia-Pacific region during peak hours. That's an increase of more than 50% compared to the previous year." # ! 1 out of every 3 Dollars come from sharers...
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Internet Pirates Always a Step Ahead , Aussies Say | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on November 12, 2014 C: 16 Breaking Almost three-quarters of Australians believe that using technical measures to end Internet piracy are doomed to fail and will only lead to higher ISP bills for consumers. Those are just two of the findings of a new survey carried out by the Communications Alliance, the industry body for the Australian telecoms industry." [# ! ...and #ban has #never #worked... # ! #stop #repression, # ! #start #dialogue... # ! with everyb@dy.]
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    " Andy on November 12, 2014 C: 16 Breaking Almost three-quarters of Australians believe that using technical measures to end Internet piracy are doomed to fail and will only lead to higher ISP bills for consumers. Those are just two of the findings of a new survey carried out by the Communications Alliance, the industry body for the Australian telecoms industry."
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