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"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.

Internet providers will soon need permission to share your web browsing history - The V... - 1 views

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    "New privacy rules require opting-in to sensitive sharing by Jacob Kastrenakes Oct 27, 2016, 10:41a "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking - ProPublica - 1 views

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    "Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user's names. by Julia Angwin ProPublica, Oct. 21, 2016, 8 a.m."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Stop letting Big Cable abuse our privacy! - 0 views

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    "The FCC is about to vote on rules that make it harder for Comcast and other big cable companies to exploit and profit off our personal data-information about our location, what websites we have visited, and other critical info. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

7 Mistakes New Linux Users Make - Datamation - 1 views

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    "Switching to a Linux desktop can be a bewildering experience for those used to proprietary systems."
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    "Switching to a Linux desktop can be a bewildering experience for those used to proprietary systems."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

U.S. Judge: Advertiser Is Not Liable for Pirate Sites - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on October 5, 2016 C: 34 Breaking Advertising network JuicyAds has scored an early victory at a California federal court. In a tentative ruling, District Court Judge George Wu says he will grant a motion to dismiss the complaint from adult entertainment publisher ALS Scan. This would mean that the advertiser is not liable for the infringements of any pirate sites it does business with."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Why Privileged Users Are a Major Security Risk - 0 views

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    " Privileged users are a key concern for IT leaders because inadvertent leaks from unsanctioned app usage are more likely to originate from this user group."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP explains data caps to FCC: Using the Internet is like eating Oreos | Ars Technica - 1 views

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    ""You have to pay extra for double-stuffed," cable company Mediacom tells FCC. Jon Brodkin - Sep 25, 2016 7:30 pm UTC"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Internet Users in OECD Countries - 2016 - 0 views

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    "NOTES: (1) OECD Countries Internet User Statistics were updated for June 30, 2016. (2) Growth percentage represents the increase in the number of Internet users between the years 2000 and 2016. (3) The most recent user information comes from data published by Facebook, International Telecommunications Union, official country telecom reports, and other trustworthy research sources. (4) Data from this site may be cited, giving the due credit and establishing a link back to www.internetworldstats.com. Copyright © 2016, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU Court: Open WiFi Operator Not Liable For Pirate Users - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on September 16, 2016 C: 33 Breaking The Court of Justice of the European Union has found that the operator of an open WiFi network can not be held liable for infringements carried out by his users. The case involved Pirate Party member Tobias McFadden who was accused by Sony of enabling music piracy."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

BitTorrent Users Present a Goldmine of Marketing Opportunities - TorrentFreak [# ! Note... - 0 views

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    " Andy on July 16, 2016 C: 13 News Most file-sharers are aware they're being watched but that doesn't always have to be as bad as it sounds. Speaking with TorrentFreak, analytics company Peerlogix says it monitors millions of "well educated and tech-savvy" torrent users and leverages their content consumption habits for marketing purposes."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Mega Ordered to Hand Over Users' Details to U.S. Court - TorrentFreakwho uploads to hav... - 0 views

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    " Andy on May 12, 2016 C: 28 News Mega, the cloud storage site founded by Kim Dotcom, has been ordered to hand the IP addresses and personal details of some of its users to a U.S. court. The ruling follows the uploading of sensitive documents to Mega following a hack on a foreign government computer system. Speaking with TorrentFreak, Mega chairman Stephen Hall expressed concerns over the process."
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    " Andy on May 12, 2016 C: 28 News Mega, the cloud storage site founded by Kim Dotcom, has been ordered to hand the IP addresses and personal details of some of its users to a U.S. court. The ruling follows the uploading of sensitive documents to Mega following a hack on a foreign government computer system. Speaking with TorrentFreak, Mega chairman Stephen Hall expressed concerns over the process."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously. | vellumatlanta - 1 views

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    "May 4, 2016 / jamespinkstone "The software is functioning as intended," said Amber. "Wait," I asked, "so it's supposed to delete my personal files from my internal hard drive without asking my permission?" "Yes," she replied."
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    "May 4, 2016 / jamespinkstone "The software is functioning as intended," said Amber. "Wait," I asked, "so it's supposed to delete my personal files from my internal hard drive without asking my permission?" "Yes," she replied."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

ISP Vows to Protect Users From a Piracy Witch Hunt - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Ernesto on April 22, 2016 C: 14 Breaking Swedish Internet service provider Bahnhof says it will do everything in its power to prevent copyright holders from threatening its subscribers. The provider is responding to a recent case in which a competing ISP was ordered to expose alleged BitTorrent pirates, reportedly without any thorough evidence."
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    " By Ernesto on April 22, 2016 C: 14 Breaking Swedish Internet service provider Bahnhof says it will do everything in its power to prevent copyright holders from threatening its subscribers. The provider is responding to a recent case in which a competing ISP was ordered to expose alleged BitTorrent pirates, reportedly without any thorough evidence."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

"Open WiFi Operators Are Not Liable for Pirating Users" - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on March 16, 2016 C: 13 Breaking Restaurants, bars and shops that offer their customers free and open Wi-Fi are not liable for pirating users. This is the advice Advocate General Szpunar has sent to the EU Court of Justice in what may turn out to be a landmark case."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Some Pirate Sites Have Little Respect For Their Users - TorrentFreak [#! Note] - 0 views

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    " Andy on January 24, 2016 C: 74 Opinion Basic rules of economics dictate that websites need a way to monetize their operations but with pressure in the advertising world increasing, options for pirate sites are more narrow than they were. However, while many still do their best to deliver a decent experience to users, others are letting everyone down."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Guide: Anonymity and Privacy for Advanced Linux Users - Deep Dot Web - 1 views

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    "All Credits go to beac0n, thanks for contacting us and contributing the guide you created! As people requested - here is a link to download this guide as a PDF. Intro The goal is to bring together enough information in one document for a beginner to get started. Visiting countless sites, and combing the internet for information can make it obvious your desire to obtain anonymity, and lead to errors, due to conflicting information. Every effort has been made to make this document accurate. This guide is image heavy so it may take some time to load via Tor."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Database of 4 million Adult Friend Finder users leaked for all to see | Ars Technica [#... - 0 views

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    "by Dan Goodin - May 22, 2015 3:00 pm UTC Share Tweet 51 E-mail addresses, sexual orientations, and other sensitive details from almost four million AdultFriendFinder.com subscribers have been leaked onto the Internet following a hack that rooted the casual dating service, security researchers said."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Microsoft keeps pushing Windows 10 upgrades without users' permission - 0 views

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    "Microsoft says its most recent attempt to force older systems to upgrade to Windows 10 was caused by a bug in the Windows Update utility."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Tor Director Accuses FBI of Spending $1 Million to Attack Tor Users - 1 views

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    "Short Bytes: In a blog post, Tor Director has outlined the unethical ways that were employed by FBI to unmask Tor users. He added that the invasion of people's privacy on a wholesale level is unacceptable by crossing the ethical lines between research and targeting innocent users."
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