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@fitheach alas, growth of peertube is stalling because moderation tools have been left until last and the "open" instances have been flooded with a mixture of hard right activist videos from Northern Europe (that get banned from YT as they are potentially illegal) as well as a dumping ground for stolen content. So running an instance creates a lot of extra work for admins and fewer people want to do it, or federation is limited/switched off to prevent legal problems.. >>

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@msaunders @Hamishcampbell @fitheach

for most peertube (and other Fediverse admins) in Northern Europe, its as much a pragmatic decision.

Some of the content is quite simply illegal - allowing a service to host it means whoever pays for the hosting gets awkward questions/requests from authorities and ends up having to take it down anyway (and/or gets asked further info about who put it there).

That applies to relatively harmless things like a copied TV series as much as political content..

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medium.com/team-human/how-soci You can understand why he simplified this, but it allows us to side step that corporate social media was always #dotcons and with his wright up we shift the blame from "us" to "them" this is not healthy.

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#indymedia back in the day it was "socialy federated" as the was no tech to acheve this. The project after 10 years was ripped apart by a open/closed argument when one group tryed to use RSS to move to aggregation and local media production feedingup to the top. the other voiceing securaty forced centralisation. what became Activertypub is the path the first group wonted to take. the last 10 years of #encryptionsts is the outcome of the second group. we are planing to reboot both approches #OMN

back in the day was "socialy federated" as the was no tech to acheve this then. The project after 10 years was ripped apart by a open/closed argument when one group tryed to use RSS to move to aggregation and local media production feeding up to the top. The other voiceing securaty forced centralisation. What became Activertypub is the path the first group wonted to take. The last 10 years of is the outcome of the second group. Planing to reboot both approches

unite.openworlds.info/indymedi

We reboot this, social project, using modern federated technology and successful modern working practices

One is the editorial one the code and sysadmin.

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Some counter intuitive thinking:

The fedivers has little original in the code bases, they are rebuilds of existing this is a part of why it grew, when all the other projects withered.

With this in mind we reboot a successful project en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independ (not the best history of the project but it's what we have) taking into account why it died and why it worked.

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if anyone was confused where #WriteFreely #RSS feeds are hidden, its /feed

@matt this should really be in the writefreely.org/docs somewhere

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just ran a ad claiming if you buy a 6-pack, they will convert 6 sq.ft. of land into organic (non ) farmland. Yet most viewers don't know that Anheuser-Busch owns Michelob. A/B is an member, thus finances , lobbies against environmental protections, & supports candidates. Don't be fooled by this ad.

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i want a top 20 list of companies who collectively sponsored the senators who blocked the subpoena of in the trial to .

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I actually forgot what this was about :/

It's about router freedom.

There is the chance that you will lose "ownership" over the router in your home. Lose the right to set up your own router and control it.

fsfe.org/news/2019/news-201911

Read, and get involved if you can

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Its takeing power out of private property and putting it into the commons.

You now have a little understanding of why use in general. To link to the diggers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diggers its commons verses private property. The hashtag is a commons and the LIKE is private property. And I can hear you thinking, why does this matter to me. Data and metadata are the gold/slaves/oil of the 21st century, who controls data control the world. Using the we hand "them" total control of the data and metadata thus the world

With a hashtag we open the power to the commons with using there tools, LIKE etc. we privatise the power to them to then sell to corporate control vier advertising and state controle ver for example face recognition. NOTE we are not against power as thats a common fools stance, we are for sharing power not hording it. hobbits vs dragons would be a metaphor.

The whole of the project is base on this understanding of

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Hamish Campbell are soft social power they only exist if a group of people use them. Think what you would see if more people used common hashtags. Social power duse not come from kings, It comes from groups, it moves the power from "them" to "us".

bridge open/closed and different groups/conversations think of them as the oil in a social engine. Its the difference between hard (facebook controlled actions) and soft (our controlled actions).

Leaving the rest in slavery, and then dieing them selves when the is no balence of power left to protect them.

Moving to more “ethical” is attempting to ignore the issue of privatisation of power. See the problem above.

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Meany of the people reading this feel angry and likely think the best outcome would be for us to leave the internet/networks or move to more ethical

Both these responses miss the core point of power.

To leave the network is to leave the struggle and give “them” total social and political power. Power exists, it's the human condition to pick up a tool. Opting out of “power struggles” is only viable for affluent people who do not have to struggle to survive.

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To repeat: tools move the power from "them" to "us" and likly amplify the power by a factor of 10, danguruse/interesting times we live in. We face and "us" is in urgent need of power to affect change in this. "They" have taken "our" power away from "us" and feed us "social media". CLICK CLICK CLICK

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There is lots more to this. In this case the power that you give to and google is being sold to the police so that they can control us better. This illustrates that the are total social control and feed into the force side of the state. Who would think cat memes could do so much harm to us all.

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Power always exists the important question is who has access to this power.

With the its privatised to capital and state actors. With the it is shared to much wider social groupings. Using their tools, like, share, time on article, friend etc the data (value) is captured for their profit. Using our tools the the data is kept (to a degree) in the and in the commons.

Its about who has the power, give it to "them" or share it with "us" its your choice.

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