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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Takedown, Staydown Would Be a Disaster, Internet Archive Warns - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on June 7, 2016 C: 100 News The Internet Archive has issued its sternest warning yet over proposed changes to the DMCA. The Archive says that 'Notice and Staydown' would be an "absolute disaster" for the Internet that would trample due process, promote user monitoring, censorship, and have First Amendment implications."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Movie Companies Want to Destroy Massive Pirate Communities - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on June 2, 2016 C: 8 Breaking Social networks are increasingly being used to spread copyrighted content but rather than take down infringing items individually, entertainment companies would like to take a broader approach. Should copyright holders be allowed to wipe out communities with millions of members to protect copyright?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The open web's guardians are acting like it's already dead / Boing Boing - 0 views

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    "The World Wide Web Consortium -- an influential standards body devoted to the open web -- used to make standards that would let anyone make a browser that could view the whole Web; now they're making standards that let the giant browser companies and giant entertainment companies decide which browsers will and won't work on the Web of the future. "
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    "The World Wide Web Consortium -- an influential standards body devoted to the open web -- used to make standards that would let anyone make a browser that could view the whole Web; now they're making standards that let the giant browser companies and giant entertainment companies decide which browsers will and won't work on the Web of the future. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How Big Is Your Target? - Freedom Penguin - 0 views

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    "April 20, 2016 Jacob Roecker 0 Comment Opinion In his 2014 TED presentation Cory Doctorow compares an open system of development to the scientific method and credits the methods for bringing mankind out of the dark ages. Tim Berners-Lee has a very credible claim to patent the technology that runs the internet, but instead has championed for its open development. This open development has launched us forward into a brave new world. Nearly one third of all internet traffic rides on just one openly developed project. "
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    "April 20, 2016 Jacob Roecker 0 Comment Opinion In his 2014 TED presentation Cory Doctorow compares an open system of development to the scientific method and credits the methods for bringing mankind out of the dark ages. Tim Berners-Lee has a very credible claim to patent the technology that runs the internet, but instead has championed for its open development. This open development has launched us forward into a brave new world. Nearly one third of all internet traffic rides on just one openly developed project. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EFF Warns Against Broad "Stay Down" Anti-Piracy Filters - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on January 22, 2016 C: 47 Breaking Copyright holders want websites to implement strict filters to guarantee that content stays down after a DMCA notice is received. The EFF warns against these demands, arguing that they will lead to a "filter everything" approach. According to the EFF this will result in more abuse and mistakes from often automated takedown bots. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spread of internet has not conquered 'digital divide' between rich and poor - report | ... - 0 views

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    "Study by World Bank praises potential of technology to transform lives, but warns of risk of creating a 'new underclass' of the disconnected"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Panopticlick can tell if your browser is protected against online tracking | LinuxBSDos... - 1 views

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    "Worried about privacy, about the websites you visit tracking you, whether you accept their cookies or not? Panopticlick to the rescue!"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Someone Just Tried to Take Down Internet's Backbone with 5 Million Queries/Sec - The Ha... - 0 views

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    "Someone just DDoSed one of the most critical organs of the Internet anatomy - The Internet's DNS Root Servers. Early last week, a flood of as many as 5 Million queries per second hit many of the Internet's DNS (Domain Name System) Root Servers that act as the authoritative reference for mapping domain names to IP addresses and are a total of 13 in numbers."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Search Engines Need Regulating to Reduce Piracy, Russia Says - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on December 11, 2015 C: 28 News Russian telecoms watchdog Roskomnadzor says it will create a working group to look into the regulation of search engine results. The move is part of a package of initiatives designed to make pirated content harder to find. Also on the table are discussions on how to make anti-piracy techniques less prone to circumvention."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The kernel of the argument over Linux's vulnerabilities | The Washington Post - 0 views

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    "Fast, flexible and free, Linux is taking over the online world. But there is growing unease about security weaknesses."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Deep into Drupal, Cisco starts to give back to open source community | ITworld - 0 views

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    "Cisco's Jamal Haider acknowledged during a presentation this week that his team that works on the company's open source-based customer support portal hasn't given much back to the wider Drupal community yet, but he said this talk at the sold-out Acquia Engage conference in Boston is part of an effort to change that."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

A Year Ago, The European Supreme Court Appears To Have Ruled The Whole Web To Be In The... - 1 views

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    "On February 13, 2014, the European Court of Justice - the Supreme Court of the European Union - appears to have ruled that anything published on the web may be re-published freely by anybody else. The case concerned linking, but the court went beyond linking in its ruling. This case has not really been noticed, nor have its effects been absorbed by the community at large."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Alliance for Open Media - 1 views

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    "From the companies behind the open web, we bring you media the way it should be… "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU plans to destroy net neutrality by allowing Internet fast lanes | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "A two-tier Internet will be created in Europe as the result of a late-night "compromise" between the European Commission, European Parliament and the EU Council. The so-called "trilogue" meeting to reconcile the different positions of the three main EU institutions saw telecom companies gaining the right to offer "specialised services" on the Internet. These premium services will create a fast lane on the Internet and thus destroy net neutrality, which requires that equivalent traffic is treated in the same way."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

No eres tú, internet cada vez es más lento - Tecnología - CNNExpansion.com - 0 views

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    "Las páginas contienen elementos que incrementan el tiempo de carga en la red; el peso promedio actual de un sitio web es dos veces mayor que el de hace tres años. Por: Hope King | Miércoles, 17 de junio de 2015 a las 06:05"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

JSON 2 XML (XBEL) - 0 views

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    [This online tool allows you to convert a JSON file into an XML file. This process is not 100% accurate in that XML uses different item types that do not have an equivalent JSON representation. The following rules will be applied during the conversion process: A default root element is created JSON array entries are converted to individual XML elements All JSON property values will be converted to #text item types Offending characters will be XML escaped]
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    [This online tool allows you to convert a JSON file into an XML file. This process is not 100% accurate in that XML uses different item types that do not have an equivalent JSON representation. The following rules will be applied during the conversion process: A default root element is created JSON array entries are converted to individual XML elements All JSON property values will be converted to #text item types Offending characters will be XML escaped]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Meet the Dogged Researchers Who Try to Unmask Haters Online | MIT Technology Review - 0 views

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    "A group of journalists and researchers wade into ugly corners of the Internet to expose racists, creeps, and hypocrites. Have they gone too far? By Adrian Chen on December 18, 2014 "
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    "A group of journalists and researchers wade into ugly corners of the Internet to expose racists, creeps, and hypocrites. Have they gone too far? By Adrian Chen on December 18, 2014 "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Network as though it was the first days of a better nation - Boing Boing - 0 views

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    "To celebrate the release of my new book, Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age, I've invited some of my favorite creators and thinkers to write about their philosophy on the arts and the Internet. Today, Martha Lane Fox, founder of lastminute.com and UK Champion for Digital Inclusion, talks about the promise of an Internet-enabled fairer world. -Cory" [ # ! #Pieces for #Understanding.]
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    "To celebrate the release of my new book, Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age, I've invited some of my favorite creators and thinkers to write about their philosophy on the arts and the Internet. Today, Martha Lane Fox, founder of lastminute.com and UK Champion for Digital Inclusion, talks about the promise of an Internet-enabled fairer world. -Cory"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Inventor Of World Wide Web Warns Of Threat To Internet | PopularResistance.Org [# Via J... - 0 views

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    "London (AFP) - The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web."
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    "London (AFP) - The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

El nuevo comisario europeo de telecos aboga por la neutralidad de la red - 1 views

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    "Las operadoras de telecomunicaciones no deberían tener permitido hacer acuerdos lucrativos con proveedores de contenido que buscan ancho de banda como Netflix y Google que les permitan un acceso a un Internet más rápido, dijo el lunes el nuevo comisario de telecomunicaciones de la UE." [# Via Miguel Arroyo's FB... en 'Amigos de AI x internautas.org]
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