🇬🇧 Huge successes and major setbacks after the vote on the #DigitalServicesAct. We won backing for a right to use services anonymously, but there will be mandatory 📱number registration for adult content creators.
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@echo_pbreyer how would that ever work? Let’s say someone uploads literal CP on a somali server. What are you gonna do to remove it at source instead of blocking it? Wave a finger in their general direction?
An authority able to remove something from the internet no matter the server and domain origin would be much more dangerous than any ISP blocking derpage. Thankfully it’s pretty much impossible.
@HackerJoe @echo_pbreyer oh yeah, investigating and observing criminals on the internet is a very successful endeavor, that’s why The Pirate Bay is happily chugging along after nearly 20 years of service, to much government and lobbyists annoyance.
You overestimate how successful the law enforcement is against people they can’t spy on every day. All it takes is one country that a) doesn’t have the means of enacting international takedowns, b) doesn’t cooperate on international takedowns, c) disagrees with our values or d) simply doesn’t give a fuck, and the whole system becomes completely helpless without an ability to block offending content.
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