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f064fb5ddb9041bc8a4cb0024 wrote

TBH there's no greener way if they still use fossil fuels, it all depends on how long is the travel, if it is a straight path or you have a lot of zig zags. I don't think that having to take 10 trains better than one straight plane. Maybe I'm wrong tho.

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f064fb5ddb9041bc8a4cb0024 wrote

Reply to Messed up. by Fandango

I never steal shit from places that I go regularly, are near where I live or where there are various security hazards (the supermarket guards, the mall guards, cameras, a long way out, etc). I think it is a good system.

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f064fb5ddb9041bc8a4cb0024 OP wrote

Yeah, there's this websites that lets you check the speed of a website with an adblocker compared to the same website without one. https://webtest.app/

I would even dare to say that the biggest cause of Co2 emissions on the internet are ads, trackers and the stupid implementation of JS to run websites.

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f064fb5ddb9041bc8a4cb0024 OP wrote

I personally think that piracy has died down a lot because of streaming. Paying $10/month for spotify to get access to a ridiculous amount of music is literally more convenient than piracy. Same with something like netflix, though the selection there is more limited.

I think you are right, I know of a lot of people who wouldn't do other thing to watch a movie because they are "lazy", they don't know how to use torrents. Still, I think this is really bad since is cementing the field to a place where it is going to be harder and harder to get access to different kind of media, and considering how copyrights owners are trying to appropriate of older and older things it's just getting worse.

https://www.defectivebydesign.org/ is a free software foundation campaign against DRM, so that might give you more talking points.

Thanks, it looks really good, I'll look into it.

I think music and other art is a difficult thing when it comes to piracy. The "pay what you can" model I think is probably the best. With the advent of the internet and sites like bandcamp and patreon it is much easier to become a self-published artist rather than relying on a label.

Sure, it makes sense to me, and people should be able to make some money out of it, but if I would ever create something I couldn't just keep it to myself knowing there are a lot of people who may not afford it. Okay, lets say you don't want give it for free but trying to sue people just because they are downloading is not the answer too. Obviously some random person on Bandcamp is not going to have the resources to go to trial, but I think you understand me.

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f064fb5ddb9041bc8a4cb0024 OP wrote

Thanks, glad you like it! It could also be added, that it is not just how websites today are created that impact on how much energy they use (I don't know if it would be a correct solution to modify all websites to something like this, albeit this is a good way to show how everything intersects) but also the amount of ads and trackers that are everywhere impacts massively on the carbon footprint of the internet. Another point in favour of internet privacy.

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f064fb5ddb9041bc8a4cb0024 OP wrote

I watched break the spell today, really good, still it mainly talks about whether it is morally good or not the destruction of propriety. It was really cool and the aesthetics were really nice and all but I would like to see one were it discusses the reasons of the riots and protests.

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