As entertaining as fediblock drama is, it's also fucking ridiculous.
I'm seeing thousands of online relationships harmed over a snubbed friendship request between two admins, ffs....
Mocking Google for their totally-not-an-attempt-to-DRM-the-Web is the right thing to do.
Open issues on the proposal repo and let them know what you think.
But, don't be fooled. Even if they take this back, it doesn't change how they think. This is their intention. They just failed to slip it by this time.
The answer is to take power away from Google. Stop using their stuff. Build alternatives. It's not easy, but it's the only way.
And mock them. That's always fun.
it's cursed enough that I needed to disambiguate smalltalk
《Google 更新隐私政策将抓取所有 Web 内容训练 AI》 Google 于 7 月 1 日更新了它的隐私政策，其中包括保留权利抓取公开 Web 内容训练 AI。Google 在新版隐私政策中称，“我们可能会收集网络上可公开访问的信息或其它公共来源的信息去帮助训练 Google 的 AI 语言模型，构成产品和功能如 Google Translate、Bard 和 Cloud AI。”整个互联网正成为搜索巨人的 AI 游乐场。 | https://www.solidot.org/story?sid=75414
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