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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Top Torrent Sites See Traffic Surge After 'Shutdowns' - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on September 3, 2016 C: 41 Opinion The past month has been a turbulent one for the torrent community. With the closure of KickassTorrents and Torrentz.eu, two of the largest players were gone without prior notice. Today we take a look at the aftermath, showing that the big sites have expanded their userbases but that some smaller torrent sites are actually worse off now."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Top 3 Reasons Why No One Is Listening To Your Music - 0 views

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    "As we move away from the pay-for-music debate, we enter into a world of millions of publicly available songs that no one wants to listen to. Literally. Now that anyone can release her music to the world with simply an internet connection, why is so much music being ignored?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Hollywood Withdraws Funding for UK Anti-Piracy Group FACT - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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      # ! Quit Witch Hunts funding and invest in new Media poolicies...
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    " Andy on May 24, 2016 C: 33 Breaking The UK's Federation Against Copyright Theft has received a major blow after the Motion Picture Association advised the anti-piracy group it will not renew its membership. The termination of the 30-year long relationship means that FACT will lose 50% of its budget and the backing of the six major Hollywood movie studios."
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    " Andy on May 24, 2016 C: 33 Breaking The UK's Federation Against Copyright Theft has received a major blow after the Motion Picture Association advised the anti-piracy group it will not renew its membership. The termination of the 30-year long relationship means that FACT will lose 50% of its budget and the backing of the six major Hollywood movie studios."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Server Hardening | Linux Journal - 0 views

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    "Jan 14, 2016 By Greg Bledsoe in HOW-TOs Security Servers SysAdmin Server hardening. The very words conjure up images of tempering soft steel into an unbreakable blade, or taking soft clay and firing it in a kiln, producing a hardened vessel that will last many years. Indeed, server hardening is very much like that"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Adele Boycotting Spotify and Apple Music On Her New ReleaseDigital Music News - 0 views

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    [This could be one of the biggest albums ever, in the history of the recording industry. But it won't be available on Spotify, Apple Music, or other streaming music platforms. ...]
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.

Open Document Format: Using Officeshots and ODFAutoTesting for Sustainable Documents | ... - 1 views

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    "One of the many benefits of open source software is that it offers some protection from having programs disappear or stop working."
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.

Studios Fed Up With Funding The MPAA: Changes May Be Coming | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the about-time dept A few years ago, the major record labels finally started to realize that, perhaps, shoveling many millions of dollars to the RIAA was a waste of good money, and they severely cut back funds. You may have noticed that, while the RIAA had taken the lead on the copyright front in the first decade of the new century"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Warning 'Strikes' Don't Work On Me, Movie Boss Admits | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on June 26, 2015 C: 0 Breaking A key strategy of the entertainment industries is to repeatedly warn pirating Internet users of their illegal behavior in the belief they will change their ways. However, co-chief of movie company Village Roadshow has just admitted that he's been caught breaking the law numerous times - and he still hasn't learned."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU home affairs chief secretly worked with US to undermine new privacy laws, campaigner... - 0 views

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    "The allegations are based on an email from early 2012, in which U.S. commerce officials say EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström was concerned about new European data protection proposals and kept them updated about timing and other details."
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    "The allegations are based on an email from early 2012, in which U.S. commerce officials say EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström was concerned about new European data protection proposals and kept them updated about timing and other details."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

UK Culture Secretary: Search Engines Must Magically Stop Piracy Or Else! | Techdirt - 1 views

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    "from the good-luck-with-that dept You'd think that after years and years of pointless banter along these lines that people in power would understand just how ridiculous they sound when they try to blame search engines for infringement. TorrentFreak points out that the UK's Culture Secretary Sajid Javid gave a barn raising speech to folks from the British recording industry. "
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    # ! ...No Idea of how the Internet (and the #Culture) work # ! or just another desperate -and useless- anti-culture measure. [#Clue: Pe@ple wants #more #accessible, #cheaper... and -essentially- #Better stuff. They (us) deserve it and can be easily #done.]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Suing File-Sharers Doesn't Work, Lawyers Warn | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on July 13, 2014 C: 14 News The American Bar Association has released a detailed white paper advising the Government on how to tackle online piracy. The lawyers recommend several SOPA-like anti-piracy measures including injunctions against companies hosting pirate sites. At the same time, however, they advise against suing file-sharers as that would be ineffective or even counterproductive."
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    " Ernesto on July 13, 2014 C: 14 News The American Bar Association has released a detailed white paper advising the Government on how to tackle online piracy. The lawyers recommend several SOPA-like anti-piracy measures including injunctions against companies hosting pirate sites. At the same time, however, they advise against suing file-sharers as that would be ineffective or even counterproductive."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Music Recommendation & Digital Payola | FMC (Replied?) - 0 views

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    # ! The Same Old Song from The Same Old Business. Music doesn't goes this way... Don't Blame Piracy. "... But in practice, most consumers' exposure to the world of new music is extremely limited. ..."
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    # ! The Same Old Song from The Same Old Business. Music doesn't goes this way... Don't Blame Piracy. "... But in practice, most consumers' exposure to the world of new music is extremely limited. ..."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

UK Police: Enforcement Won't Work Against Piracy | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on June 15, 2014 C: 33 News The Commissioner of City of London Police admitted this week that just 4% to 10% of sites shut down when contacted by the new Intellectual Property Crime Unit. Alongside odd comments about the threat of "BitNet" and Tor making up "90% of the Internet", Leppard noted that enforcement will not provide a way out of the piracy problem. cityoflondonpoliceThis week's IP Enforcement Summit in London"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Canonical, Microsoft, and Apple Want OS Convergence - Who Will Get There First? - 0 views

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    "- The Ubuntu Family The idea of OS convergence is starting to take a hold in the world and major companies like Microsoft, Apple, and Canonical are working hard to achieve it. There seems to be a race going on and all the players want to reach the finish as soon as possible." [# ! It's #not a #Race... # ! It should be seen -and promoted- more than #mountaineering: # ! T@gether -as a '(Dream) Team'- to Reach The Same Top: # ! An #Open, #Free, #Fast, #Secure & #Reliable #OperatingSystem for #Everyone # ! Leave the #business for #differentiated #hardware & #specialized #services...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

New Download Ban Won't Work, Politicians Say | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on April 25, 2014 C: 130 Breaking A Dutch ban on the downloading of copyrighted material from unauthorized sources was cheered by the entertainment industries recently, but will fall short of achieving its aims. That's the opinion of several politicians who believe that only by providing better legal options will the situation improve. As they call for debate, a government spokesperson predicted that the ban will make it easier to chase down 'pirate' sites."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

24 Easy Ways To Make Money On The Internet - 1 views

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    "So it turns out that the internet is good for more than just porn and video games - you can make money off it too! Think of the internet as a giant country called Imaginationland. By playing your cards right, you can make some easy money online doing things you're already doing. Here are some lifehacks to start you off:"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Choose a Creative Commons -Copyleft- License - 0 views

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    "New to Creative Commons? [ Considerations before licensing ] [ How the licenses work ] Explore the Creative Commons licenses. [ Want public domain instead? ]"
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