[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Revert "Remove battleforthenet widget"
michael at niedermayer.cc
Wed Feb 28 22:00:27 EET 2018
On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 07:17:25PM +0000, Ricardo Constantino wrote:
> On 28 February 2018 at 19:13, Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc>
> > On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 06:28:44PM +0000, Ricardo Constantino wrote:
> > > On 28 February 2018 at 17:17, Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > The widget has new content.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Does it shut itself up when the time's passed now?
> > we can disable it manually easily if it does not
> > > Or check if the visitor's IP isn't from USA?
> > that is not always possible nor is the IP of the computer
> > neccessarily from the same contry as the nationality of
> > the human using the computer.
> > Raising a bit awareness about this even if it does not YET affect
> > people outside the USA doesnt seem to be that bad to me.
> > Because if net neutrality falls in the US, others will
> > (try to) copy it. The EU has a history of copying dumb decissions
> > even if they where corrected already from the US ... id like to
> > put a smily here but its just not funny from my point of view
> > from the EU ...
> That still doesn't fix the issue that non-US people can't affect it or do
> any action other than tell about it on social media, which worked well
> enough for the US election.
yes, if you have a better idea, the place to discuss this would be someplace
related to the widget. Maybe a issue on its github page
Discussing this here wont help many no matter what the outcome
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