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@ajroach42 yup, they are both articles within the same big copyright directive bill that was passed by the responsible committee.

The next step is for the bill to be ratified by the European Parliament as a whole to be passed into law. Now it is time for Europeans to campaign all MEPs to vote against the directive. Not ideal as they will be back to square 1 but better than the alternative.

@ajroach42 well there are multiple articles that will ruin the Internet in Europe if enforced.

The "link tax" is actually Article 11.

Article 13 is the "surveillance and censorship machine" which forces all hosts of a certain size to monitor all traffic for comparison against a copyright database, such that the whole Internet turns into a sh!tty form of Youtube.

@cwebber It warms my heart that there were enough weird kids like me who liked to hand assemble Z80 and 6502 machine code to POKE into their BASIC programmes that someone thought it was worth publishing this book ๐Ÿ˜Š

@deadsuperhero although Eduard Khil was Russian born he toured throughout the Soviet Union, and it seems he was especially fond of his fans in the Baltic States.

I mean...clearly he is fluent in Laugh-ian.

@cko for some reason I imagine that the most frequent customers of a photo lab in 2018 would be the sort of fussbudgets who clip hundreds of coupons, pay for their groceries with cheques and spend their free time keeping their lawns free of young miscreants.

Don't take such interactions personally. Some people are only satisfied when others are dissatisfied ๐Ÿ™„

@Alamantus iTunes is the proverbial chesterfield under which Apple sweeps all of their "doesn't work" suckage, so that all their others products may "just work" to their fullest potential.



The original rage-quit ยฎโ„ข

@nonphatic what a sea-worthy

Er... mumn't joke ๐Ÿ˜œ

@Alamantus ...YouTube is trying to put out the fire they started through their clumsy use of algorithms to de-monetise videos their customers (advertisers) do not like...this practise encouraged creators to seek other revenue channels because YouTube ad revenue is no longer reliable.

Of course YouTube being YouTube they continue to do without thinking and pile more algorithmic gasoline on the fire.

@Alamantus This is the risk of siloed online services, and quite unsurprising because it is a deliberate business strategy: make your "free" service indispensable then force users to pay once you have them hostage.

YouTube is pulling the pin now because so many creators get more revenue from patreon and merchandise and 3rd party sponsorship than from monetizing their videos...

And so #Youtube won't allow the #Blender Foundation to share its creative commons licensed videos on the platform if they don't monetize it? Really? #b3d

@cko Hi Carli! Take off your tuque and stay awhile ๐Ÿ˜„

Don't worry about being cool there are a lot of fun weirdos here.

I am also ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆian. I use Linux and program but I am still quite uncool (I guess BSD is *really* where it's at lol). I have a skookum little server setup hanging from the ceiling of my garage that I run a Mastodon server and a bunch of other stuff on.

I toot about nerdy stuff, old stuff, old nerdy stuff and dad jokes mostly.

@animeirl many American police departments made their applicants take IQ tests to make sure their IQs aren't too HIGH.

True story! ๐Ÿ˜