> if archive team archived the entirety of google plus, it would be a scandal.
Uh, we kinda did. https://www.archiveteam.org/index.php?title=Google%2B
@kaniini I really don't think that many people cared. We provided an easy way to opt-out.
@kaniini So are you against projects like the Wayback Machine altogether?
That's your opinion, based off of what we currently know. In the 1900's, we thought that "preservation of films isn't knowledge worthy of preservation". Now, people would love to see those old films, but they can't, because no one thought they were important.
We're trying to avoid that. Who knows what people in the future might want to see from our time?
everytime anyone who says “LOL WHATEVER YOU POST ON THE INTERNET IS THERE FOREVER” i immediately tune them the fuck out because they are absolutely part of the problem
so just fuck off of this conversation, honestly. if that’s the core of your argument, you’re just a bootlicker for Big Data.
@kaniini @Flashfire42 We did say that from the beginning when we requested it, actually: https://git.pleroma.social/pleroma/pleroma/issues/426.
"harm", in this case, is subjective.
I would dearly like to see this discussion writ large, across multiple platforms and cultures, because it's not simple.
Oh wait, that already happened at least in Europe. It's why we have the GDPR and right to be forgotten. Now every netizen needs to be empowered to use it, and educated in the tradeoffs of doing so.
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