Fuck every website that autoplays a video (especially when my volume is happens to be up).

@snwh yeah which is why I don't get why they complain about flash and ad blockers. When they stop treating users as adversaries we can stop treating them as a threat.

@ohyran users are being treated as commodities and not as consumers. Many publications have sacrificed our privacy and experiences for clicks and ad revenue.

@snwh i agree i see that relationship as openly adverserial since most users (if not all) do not wish to be treated as commodities.
at the same time that mindset is easily spread like in "how many users searched for our distro on distrowatch" it has the same base idea I feel

@bashfulrobot I know, but the issue of bad user experience still stands.

@snwh Absolutely zero debate there. Just making the best of a bad situation.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

Recently, the handling of online defamation has become a hot topic on many mass media as well as social media channels. News Article for Reference: https://www.jiji.com/sp/article?k=2020052500387 In response to these reports, it is expected that lawsuits and disclosure requests will become more publicly known; and government agencies will order stricter enforcement in addition to tightening regulations. However, under the current state of Japan, we will not be able to handle the increase of such administrative burdens and will have trouble dealing with it appropriately. Thus, we have decided to stop providing our service on mstdn.jp and mastodon.cloud starting June 30, 2020. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding on the matter.