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Confused about the new LJ TOS. I had to agree to it, but it says it does not apply to people with paid/permanent accounts, and I don't understand how that works.

There are a few people posting under f-lock on LJ whom I still want to follow, so I'm not planning to delete my account yet. But I don't think I'm going to be mirroring my DW posts here any more. I might post links to them if anyone is still following my increasingly neglected LJ account and would find that useful. (If so please comment.)

My DW account is also firecat.

Date: 4 Apr 2017 09:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I just don't understand this freaking out and "Putin drama" every time LJ updates anything. At all. It always looks like a complete overreaction to me And it does this time. Unless one is a leader of Russian opposition, it is a complete non-issue I think. And if one is then LJ is the least of one's problems.

Date: 4 Apr 2017 10:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Whatbis wrong with this comment? I don't get it.

Date: 5 Apr 2017 12:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I didn't mock anyone, I just shared my opinion about this. This is not an occasion that requires a solemn tone either.

Date: 5 Apr 2017 12:32 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] br0ken_dolly
i found it kind of confusing... i wish i knew why they were still processing payments through a US corporation? and this seemed like a really sudden announcement-- rather than giving us a heads up to at least be aware of potential new changes and export our info if we want to opt out of the new TOS.

i don't object to using sites based outside the US... in some cases i prefer it. i do object to a lack of transparency, though. :(

Date: 5 Apr 2017 09:52 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]

I would be very interested in figuring out how best to stay connected with you on the internet, as you're one of the people with whom I would most hate to lose regular touch, internets or otherwise! I will most likely stay here with LiveJournal, because I'm irrationally attached to my beloved platform, despite my feelings about its current ownership political climate. However! I feel like I don't currently have a dreamwidth account, but it can't be the end of the world hard for me to get one. And I may have actually set one up years ago but forgotten.

TL;DR whatever you choose to do, I'll personally stay connected!


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