"Dangerous Ruling On DMCA Safe Harbors May Backfire On Hollywood"
Excellent @mmasnick megapost sums up what I and a bunch of other folks have written about a pretty troubling legal opinion.
"G.G.’s case is about much more than bathrooms. It’s about a boy asking his school to treat him just like any other boy. It’s about protecting the rights of transgender people in public spaces and not forcing them to exist on the margins. It’s about governmental
validation of the existence and experiences of transgender people, as well as the simple recognition of their humanity."
For those who may have missed it:
Remember how Gavin Grimm took his case to the Supreme Court, and the Supreme Court didn't make a proper decision, they kicked the case back down to the 4th Circuit?
Twitter sued Customs and Border Protection for trying to unmask one of their pseudonymous alt agency accounts. Within 24 hours of Twitter filing the lawsuit, the government withdrew its subpoena. What happened here?
🎺.☕️ And BTW: the reason I'm boosting toots about how admins have access to your DMs is because you deserve to be aware. That's why it's nice to be on an instance where you can trust the admin.
In case it's not clear: I will never sell your data or give this instance to someone who will. You all are my *family*, and I protect my family.
If for whatever reason you *didn't* trust me, I'd rather give the SSH keys to someone you did and give up the instance than keep being admin.
Remember that good thing birdsite did yesterday? They won.
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