Shared Teddit URL, if Teddit does not work then use this old Reddit URL: https://reddit.com/r/privatelife/comments/k7vngo/2020_special_the_good_the_bad_and_the_ugly_my/
Lemmy has a 5000 letter limit, and my writeup is 11000 letters, hence the direct linking.
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Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say. - Edward Snowden
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Opinions are welcome, facts more so. Attack arguments, not people. Hating, baiting, trolling, flaming will be dealt with strictly.
Discuss closed source software with caution. Advocating for it strongly (cult brigading) can be treated as violation of this rule.
Editing titles of article links is strictly prohibited, unless and until the summarisation remains accurate to the context of the article or paper. Such link post will be removed without questioning.
Targeting of any country, person or nation is strictly prohibited without valid reasoning. Evidence if not presented against the specific company/corporation/individual will be treated as personal attack and/or hate speech. This will result in a warning, then ban system.
NO PERMA BANS! Ban system will work as follows:
1 day --> 3 day --> 1 week --> 2 weeks --> 3 weeks --> 1 month --> 3 months --> 6 months
Severity of the ban system will be dealt with based on degree of violation and circumstances.
NO FACT-LESS EVIDENCES, NO FALSE RHETORIC Evidence has to be credible. The onus of this lies on the claimant. The same applies on the user who questions proven evidence. Violation of this rule will be dealt with strictly.
Copycat posts serve to litter the community, increasing quantity and decreasing quality of posts. As such, posts will be removed. Repeated attempts will receive warning.