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  • we won

    26 Feb 2015, 23:07 by roaddog23

    Paul,
    Thank You for helping protect our public resource

    Today will go down in history as the day we won real protections for net neutrality, and I want to thank you personally for playing an essential role in this victory.

    After a long campaign, this morning the FCC voted for what we demanded, and what a few big cable companies did not want: strong, enforceable net neutrality rules based on classifying broadband as a Title II communications service. Huge sums were spent lobbying Congress to try to limit what we can create and build and do online.

    Because you answered the call to take action, we accomplished what seemed impossible: we stood together, took on the goliaths, and won.

    We've created a special way to celebrate this victory. Click here for your own #wontheInternet image to use for your Facebook profile photo today (and for a Twitter version click here).

    This was no small feat. It was the biggest show of public engagement the FCC had ever seen -- a mass movement of historic proportions. Millions of public comments flooded Washington on this issue. By banding together, we've helped to keep the Web open and accessible for everyone, equally.

    What's next? We've known all along that cable companies would turn to the courts if they lost with the FCC, and that's exactly what they're preparing to do, but they likely have a very difficult road ahead. The President himself spoke in favor of strong rules to protect net neutrality. The FCC chairman, a former cable and wireless industry lobbyist, led the FCC to a vote on the rules we asked for. And anti-net neutrality bills in Congress have fizzled.

    We have built a powerful and unified grassroots movement, and we aren't going anywhere.

    We all know this won't be the last time we will need to join together to protect the Web from those that want to control it. With the net neutrality fight underway in the European Union, this victory in the U.S. will hopefully boost efforts there. Mozilla's policy experts are also keeping an eye on legislation about surveillance, privacy, and online safety and security just on the horizon.

    A handful of growing empires will no doubt try again to take more control of what is possible and what is imaginable on the Web. I hope we can call on you to stand with us when the time comes. Strength in numbers -- that's how we win.

    Today we celebrate -- click here to get a special photo to use for your Facebook profile to help commemorate this awesome victory.

    Thanks again for your work to make today's outcome possible and for all that you do to protect the open Web.

    Mark

    Mark Surman
    Executive Director
  • Dilma dá “chega prá lá” na Microsoft mantendo a preferência pelo software livre

    20 Jan 2011, 17:00 by flipe

    Via FBI

    Para normatizar o uso de software público na Administração, a Secretaria de Logística de TI, do Ministério do Planejamento, publicou nesta quarta-feira, 19/01, no Diário Oficial da União, a Instrução Normativa nº 1 onde define uma série de diretrizes para a área.

    Na verdade, esse trabalho vem sendo feito desde o início do governo Lula. Clique aqui e leia tudo o que o governo federal desenvolve na área de software livre.

    Entre as determinações ganham destaque a proibição do uso de componentes, ferramentas e códigos fontes e utilitários proprietários e da dependência de um único fornecedor.

    Também proíbe o uso apenas de plataformas proprietárias. Para fazer valer a norma, foi criada uma Comissão de Coordenação, com a participação de representantes da SLTI, da Sepin/MCT e do MDIC. As regras deixam claro que o governo Dilma Rousseff manterá a linha de preferência ao software livre – adotada na Gestão Lula – em detrimento das chamadas plataformas proprietárias.

    A Instrução Normativa estabelece ainda uma série de regras para o desenvolvedor de software. Nessa área, por exemplo, fica a partir de agora definido que:

    O criador do software deverá, obrigatoriamente, especificar, no cabeçalho de cada arquivo-fonte, que o software está licenciado pelo modelo de licença Creative Commons General Public License – GPL (“Licença Pública Geral”), versão 2.0, em português, ou algum outro modelo de licença livre que venha a ser aprovado pelo Órgão Central do SISP;

    O desenvolvedor deverá ainda fornecer a documentação de desenvolvimento do software, que deve:

    a) possibilitar que terceiros entendam a arquitetura/estrutura do software e possam contribuir para a sua evolução;

    b) conter as informações sobre as tecnologias, frameworks e padrões utilizados, além de descrever os principais componentes e entidades do sistema, assim como as regras de negócio implementadas.

    Para elaborar e implementar as políticas, diretrizes e normas relativas ao Software Público Brasileiro, também foi criada uma comissão de coordenação, com a participação de vários ministérios.

    Caberá a essa comissão, garantir a estabilidade e a confiabilidade do portal do Software Público Brasileiro, acompanhar e fiscalizar os resultados do uso de software público nos órgãos e entidades da administração pública federal, além de atuar como câmara de arbitragem na resolução de eventuais conflitos entre os participantes do SPB.

    A Comissão de Coordenação do Software Público Brasileiro (CCSPB) será composta por:

    O símbolo do Linux

    I – por um representante, titular e suplente, da Secretaria de Logística e Tecnologia da Informação do Ministério do Planejamento, Orçamento e Gestão, que será o seu Presidente – SLTI/MP;

    II – por um representante, titular e suplente, da Secretaria de Política de Informática do Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia – SEPIN/ MCT;

    III – por um representante, titular e suplente, da Secretaria de Inovação do Ministério do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior – SIN/MDIC;

    IV – por um representante, titular e suplente, da Associação Brasileira de Empresas Estaduais de Processamento de Dados – ABEP; e

    V – por cada um dos coordenadores institucionais de comunidades virtuais do Portal SPB, em decorrência da própria função desempenhada por eles.

    § 1° Os membros elencados nos incisos I a IV do caput deste artigo serão indicados voluntariamente pelo órgão ou entidade de origem e nomeados pelo Secretário de Logística e Tecnologia da Informação.

    § 2° A Secretaria de Logística e Tecnologia da Informação exercerá a função de Secretaria Executiva da Comissão.

    § 3° Os membros da Comissão não receberão qualquer tipo de remuneração, sendo a sua participação na CCSPB considerada como serviço público relevante.

    O Convergência Digital divulga a íntegra da Instrução Normativa nº1, publicada nesta quarta-feira, 19/01, pela SLTI (PDF – 80 KB)

    Clique aqui e acesse a página do Ubuntu, o sistema operacional baseado em Linux
  • FHC/Serra X Lula/Dilma - O peso da balança!

    16 Oct 2010, 22:46 by flipe


  • DANFORTH "PREDATOR" - 3D HXC MUSICVIDEO

    30 May 2010, 21:13 by fillide

    DANFORTH [Paris Hardcore] is proud to present their new FULL-3D "Predator" !
    One year of work !!
    Directed by http://Slycoart.fr
    3D Artists: Sly, Cyril Costa, Florent Durand, Margaux Durand Rival, Valentin Gault.
    3D Trainee: Mickael Krebs, Léo Regeard, Claire Lageyre.
    Compositing&Editing: Sly.



    Broadcasted on in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Russia !

    http://www.danforth.fr/
    http://myspace.com/hxcdanforth
    http://facebook.com/HxC.Danforth
    http://shop.danforth.fr/
  • BetiZFest 10-11 Avril : Les Sales Majestés, BlackBombA, DJ Zebra, ShakaPonk, Gerard…

    18 Mar 2010, 23:19 by fillide

  • Why I'm Not Scrobbling

    22 Dec 2009, 03:23 by SndChaser

    Yes, it may appear that I am not active here anymore. I'm posting a lot to the forums, and my scrobbling appears to have stopped. About the only way you know that I am around is that I've been posting journal entries.

    Well, I am still around... The forums are just a matter of how much time I have. The scrobbling is a different matter: a technical issue at the moment...

    Currently I am scrobbling to my Libre.fm account. This isn't out of snobbery or anything like that, it's a matter of I slowly trying to work my way into becoming part of that project as I see a good possibility for it to offer a different alternative to Last.fm. I can honestly foresee both projects having their own space on the internet for different reasons.

    I also recently changed music players. After having struggled with finding a good one, I have settled on XMMS2 as my player of choice. It's wonderful Media Library, and choice of front ends have made it ideal for maintaining my 70K+ track library.

    Unfortunately, the downside of this is that XMMS2's scrobbler plugin only supports a single end-point at this time. So, I've currently configured it for Libre.fm, as I mentioned above. Eventually, I hope to have some time to get a better scrobbling plugin that will allow multiple end points so I can scrobble to Libre.fm, Last.fm, Jamendo, and anywhere else that looks to be beneficial and supports the scrobbling API.
  • nice stuff for last.fm, pt.1

    23 Mar 2009, 17:25 by gerxrdo

    last.fm TV

    replace "username=gerxrdo" with your user name

    http://lasttv.net/popupplayer.php?username=gerxrdo

    Top Artists Cloud Generator



    website:http://www.remzou.com/lastfm-artists-tag-cloud-generator-en

    Top Artists Spiral Generator








    website: http://www.mastergiraffe.com/index.php/music/turn-your-lastfm-profile-into-a-wordle-image/

    Weekly/Overall Albums



    website: http://lastfm.obsessive-media.de/generator.shtml

    top 15 albums




    Top artists grid





    website: http://www.remzou.com/lastfm-artists-grid-generator-en

    LastTweet

    Puts your recent tweets inside Last.fm's sidebar!




    Most Played Artist




    website: http://lastfm.bintrash.org


    band logos

    [url=http://[spam nofollow=yes]/bandlogos/][img=http://[spam]/bandlogos/banner.php?user=gerxrdo&nb=10&type=overall&color=black&layout=TwoCols]


    website: http://[spam]/bandlogos/index.htm



    Last.fm card generator





    songs per day




    website: http://mainp.de/lastfm/index.php


    flag counter




    website: http://flagcounter.com/

    Music Taste




    website: http://scaicha.helld.ru/cgi-bin/


    Publicons





    Personality Badget


    website: http://mypersonality.info



    How underground are you?



    website: http://crosbow.peterpedia.org/lastfm/index.php

    animated fav bands avatar






    Last.fm nationality statistics(version 2)
    Where do your favourite bands come from?





    website: http://xhochy.org/lastfm-nationstats/


    How old is your music?

    1995 2001 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009
    Average: 2005
    Get your release year chart



    http://www.lctm.entadsl.com/scripts/tasteyear.php?usr=gerxrdo


    band banners





  • WallsOfJericho, PunishYourself et + au BetiZFest 25-26/04 Cambrai

    31 Mar 2009, 22:49 by fillide

    BetiZFest VII samedi 25 et dimanche 26 avril 2009
    pour 10€/jour en prévente !




    http://www.betizfest.info/

    A 1H de Lille et 2H de Paris : CAMBRAI 59400
    au Palais des Grottes - Jardin Public à 5 minutes à pieds de la gare !
    Espace fumeur, Camping
    10 Euros / jour en prévente
    13 Euros / jour sur place
    Ouverture des portes à 14h !

    Retrouve les places en prévente :
    Cambrai : Star Images, Galerie marchande
    Valenciennes : Star Images, 93 rue de Famars
    Lille : Flagship, 7 parvis St Maurice
    Lille : Carishna, 12 rue Henri Kolb
    Préventes sur internet (11E) : http://shop.betizfest.info/

    Soirées d'écoute (Places en prévente + cadeaux à gagner) :
    11 avril : Le Garage Café (+ concert de Start Of The End), Cambrai
    16 avril : Le Carré des Halles, Lille
    17 avril : Le Rock à Gogo (+ concert de CiaoByeBye et Callaghan), Valenciennes

    [25 avril] Punish Yourself
    Avec un melange unique de beats technos, de guitares hurlantes et de samples implacables, auxquels s'ajoute un spectacle extremement visuel, Punish Yourself est la principale reference cyberpunk en France, et plus largement en Europe. Si Alice Cooper se mettait a la techno hardcore, le resultat sonnerait un peu comme Punish, mais seulement un peu... rien n'est comparable au trip hallucinant que vous proposent ces cinq cavaliers de l'apocalypse quand ils s'emparent de la scene. Oubliez votre nom, d'ou vous venez... vous etes maintenant au carrefour avec Punish Yourself et c'est une putain de fete !

    Walls of Jericho [26 avril]
    De la ville automobile de Detroit provient le son le plus sauvage de la musique d'aujour'hui. Peu de groupes possedent ce venin metallique dans leurs guitares tout en gardant le grain et la furie du punk/hardcore autant que Walls Of Jericho. Leur musique est propulsee par le rugissement inhumain de Candace Kucsulain qui est une des voix feminines les plus energiques du moment !

    [25 avril] Parabellum

    Chose promise chose due ! Parabellum fetera ses 25 bougies avec vous au BetiZFest ! De quoi vivre ou revivre le meilleur du punk avec ce grand nom aux titres inoubliables ! Les vaches n'ont qu'a bien se tenir...

    Ultra vomit [26 avril]

    Reprenant avec talent tout les styles du hardrock (avec une grosse louche d'humour), Ultra Vomit affiche un but lucratif clair : "Objectif Thunes" ! Surveillez votre porte-monaie donc, meme s'ils vous en donneront pour votre argent avec cet album rutilant comme un canard sorti de l'oeuf !

    [25 avril] La Rumeur
    Le groupe de rap qui a su rester loin des pailletes du rap-showbiz actuel...
    Au lieu de t'en mettre plein la vue, La Rumeur va t'ouvrir les yeux avec ses textes underground mais lucides, ne les cherchez pas sur Skyrock...

    Born From Pain
    [26 avril]

    Les plus fideles (ou les plus vieux) d'entre-vous auront le plaisir de revoir Born From Pain a Cambrai, apres leur passage inoubliable au premier BetiZFest en 2003 ! Du gros "son de la survie" a l'Hollandaise qui ne manquera pas de vous cogner les tympans comme il se doit.

    [25 avril] Cellule X
    Un melange des genres aussi inclassable qu'original. Le flux sonore fusionne metal, rock et funk, de bons gros beats electro. Sur ces instru-mentales, des textes rageurs aux scansions pluot tournees vers le rap hardcore que vers le R'n'B, nous plongent dans une reflexion sur tous les fondements de Babylon System. Et s'il faut coller des etiquettes, disons que CELLULE X fait de l'electro-rap alternatif.

    DANFORTH [26 avril]

    Au coeur de la scene Hardcore parisienne depuis les 90's, les gars de Danforth ont surpris tout le monde avec leur EP devastateur "No Fear 2 Bleed", veritable bombe a bout portant ! A la fois riche et puissant, leur son soutenu par un chant parfois hiphop vous fera bouger comme jamais... La video de leur Germany Tour dispo sur la page Radio BetiZ devrait vous donner un appercu ! Et si vous en voulez plus, le EP est en free download sur leur site ! :)

    [25 avril] Mister Jingle

    Depuis 2005, les 6 dunkerquois de Mr Jingle cassent les barrieres pour donner naissance a un joyeux bordel qu'ils appellent "heroic ska core" ! Ne loupez pas leur EP dispo sur leur site !

    Syn [26 avril]
    Apres avoir fait affiche commune avec Morda, Zuul FX, Lofofora, Black Bomb A, The Arrs, Destinity, Dagoba, Walls of Jericho, Ultra Vomit, Born from Pain... SYN recherche constamment des dates pour assouvir son appetit de la scene. Une re-edition de l'album "Road to ruin" aupres du label "Apocrypha Records" permet au groupe d'etre distribue aux USA, Canada, Mexique et prochainement au Japon.

    [25 avril] Klakomaniak

    Grand gagnant du Fontainazik, leur electro-punk-metal un brin psycho vous surprendra tel un psychiatre fou, mais sans camisole ! Leur titre "Projet Carcasse" sur RadioBetiZ est un hymne a l'Amour... a leur facon !!

    Komah [26 avril]

    Un an seulement et deja un CV impressionnant ! ETHS, Job for a cowboy, Mass Hysteria, EDC figure parmis leurs companions de scene... Cette formation avec 2 ex Do Or Die, sera au rendez-vous avec son nouvel album !

    [25 avril] the big knockover

    Les fans de NOFX, GOOD RIDDANCE, GORILLA BISCUITS, SATANIC SURFERS, BURNING HEADS, NO FUN AT ALL ne seront pas decus par ce groupe qui reunis des membres de plusieurs formations du Nord qui val(ai)ent le detour, gage de qualit' !

    Kill For Peace [26 avril]
    Un des groupes du 59 HxC a ne pas quitter des yeux ! Kill For Peace enchaine les series de concerts impressionantes, preuve que ces gaillards font un hardcore intense et sincere, soyez a l'heure !

    [25 avril] Royal Circus [26 avril]
    Les arts du cirque et le burlesque se sont reunis pour des animations melants rires et stupeurs, acrobaties et roulements de tambours, jongleries et nez rouge, ca va etre royal-au-bar !

    YeYe [26 avril]
    Venu tout droit de Valenciennes, ce trio plein d'humour, ouvrira le dimanche... Ca risque d'etre drole, leur frontman vous reserve surement quelques bonnes surprises...
  • The Linux Action Show blasts GNU, FSF, and RMS

    29 Oct 2008, 03:20 by gnuix

    Recently I went on a quest to find some good GNU/Linux podcasts. One of them I came across was "The Linux Action Show." While listening to it one of the show's hosts made some off comment about how RMS and the FSF were over-hyped and that since it's called "Linux" after the first name of "Linus" then it should be Linux, after all it isn't called "Stallmanix".

    In any case I decided to write them a comment about it and the next show they ripped the entire FSF and RMS. They painted the FSF as an organization setup to take your money and degraded the work of RMS to a dirty name caller. All-in-all while it was very humorous to listen to the uneducated rant it does amaze me how far we have come in the "community" of things we are willing to accept. I still thought it was pretty common knowledge (regardless of what side of the fence you were on) that the FSF and RMS laid the groundwork for it all.

    The way I see it the only way we will ever have a pure Free Software community is to finish Hurd, sadly Hurd no longer appears on the FSF top ten anymore.

    Anybody know of any good (pro Free Software) GNU/Linux podcasts out there?
  • [NIN] Lights In The Sky - Tour Players Free EP

    5 Jun 2008, 11:15 by IanAR

    Whipping-up excitement, for the Lights in the Sky tour, we have:
    1. A Place to Bury Strangers - To Fix the Gash In Your Head
      Prev-released on A Place To Bury Strangers
    2. Does It Offend You, Yeah? - We Are Rockstars
      Prev-released by EMI/Virgin UK, on You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into
    3. Crystal Castles - Crimewave (Crystal Castles vs HEALTH)
      Prev-released by Trouble Records & Last Gang Records, on Crimewave - Single (a collaboration with Health)
    4. Deerhunter - Like New
      Prev-released by Kranky, on Fluorescent Grey
    5. Nine Inch Nails - Echoplex
      Prev-released on The Slip
    Downloadable as a complimentary zip of MP3s,
    under -> dl.NIN.com/lightsinthesky

    A further wrinkle in Trent Reznor, et al's music marketing mastery!

    I love this scheme! More folk come to gigs early enough to gigs to catch the full support act and the come more enthused. The venue sells more beer, the music folk sell more copies of music / merchandise, plus secure more loyalty and contact details!

    From my notes in the listing, this looks to've won buy-in, not only from the bands involved but, also, from two or three independent labels, possibly one other band, and EMI! - This is what I call in idea with momentum!

    Engage! Enjoy! Enthuse! - Ian My.Mashable.com/Scrawl

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