[talk] IRC Change for NYCBUG
pvarga at pvrg.net
Mon May 24 22:10:28 EDT 2021
This is history with wisdom. Definitely not a rant.
On Mon, May 24, 2021, at 19:07, George Rosamond wrote:
> On 5/24/21 9:59 PM, Peter Varga wrote:
> > This is unbelievable. Freenode taken over.
> > We must make sure this does not happen to sdf.org
> It's sort of not.
> There's so much of the internet that has run on this vague and unspoken
> voluntary labor force that kept some consistency.
> Then those loose structures disappear as the old timers fade, and then
> some less altruistic force steps in.
> IIRC in 1995, '.com' outnumbered '.org' for the first time...
> Anyone watch the wackiness of public suffix list?
> Or this 'new' UCE mitigation "BIMI"? If DKIM had involvement from humans
> who matter (eg, Eric Allman), BIMI looks like it was designed by IP
> lawyers and graphic designers.
> The fact an entity like Freenode could face a take-over for whatever
> motivation shouldn't surprise anyone.
> NYC*BUG is still here....
> sorry for the rant!
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