The DMCA takedown process which leads to many bogus takedowns does not matter to us at all.
HOWEVER, we do not allow hosting stuff that is illegal in the EU/Germany and/or contains proprietary copyrighted code (we are a free software platform)
In case of youtube-dl the situation is not really clear (if it cracks a copy protection it might be illegal in Germany, and that is how some people argue).
And I am not a lawyer ;)
Note on the #youtubedl DMCA takedown this night.
In a very unusual turn RIAA justifies the takedown request with EU/German law and claim US analogy to EU rules. (the attachment with a copy of the Hamburg court rule they refer to somehow not linked, one can only guess that this links to §95a UrhG).
Mostly features from third party tools, though. Even Open Source tools and projects have a "connect to github" but won't work with issues, PRs, wiki or other features on a gitlab instance.
I'm afraid we've dug our own hole here, as community. And locked ourselves into Github.
Yet, for flockingbird, our focus is our product and much less (the idealism of) the underlying infrastructure.
Still. It feels like "giving up".
New #blog post is here!
The first one on the new setup @codeberg !
Turns out, @codeberg provides us with a feature letting us present our own static HTML website on <username>.codeberg.page
All you have to do is to create a repository called "pages" containing all your website files. Done!
So I've tried this out and made a Hello World page: https://pixelcode.codeberg.page
Thank you so much, @codeberg! This is a feature I always wanted to have 👍❤️
This just happened on the birdsite.
In other news, we are catching up: Soft-launch of subdomain support for https://codeberg.page !
For details please see https://codeberg.org/Codeberg/Community/issues/303 and join the discussion about future development!
In the context of some "big" announcement elsewhere: The content for https://docs.codeberg.org is of course open source since the beginning!! Join and contribute improvements, new content!
(And, btw, just saying: with finally launching default branch 'main' just now you are a couple of weeks late, too, eight-legged cat!! :D)
Kudos to all the awesome Gitea contributors, for the docs in particular, Lucas and "n" and all the others who contribute and make this happen!
You surely have seen this already, just in case you did not:
Some background on the hacktoberfest drama -- https://joel.net/how-one-guy-ruined-hacktoberfest2020-drama
Da heute Freitag ist, kann meine (erste) @fdroid und @codeberg Ausstellung "Ich liebe die Logik und die Logik liebt mich"
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