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posted by on Sunday February 23 2020, @03:20PM   Printer-friendly
from the anything-not-illegal-is-compulsory dept.

Bleh. Apparently not caring what you do on other sites or even requiring any personal information isn't good enough for the state of Confusion^WCalifornia, so we have a shiny, new, temporary Privacy Policy posted on every page and linked at the top of the nav bar.

If you feel like prettying the language, layout, or whatever up before I get around to it, feel free to do so and submit a pull request.

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 23 2020, @08:23PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 23 2020, @08:23PM (#961537)

    They claim now that they don't have UTF-8 support on purpose. Depending on which staff member responds, it has something to do with censorship in China, avoiding combining character spam (like this []) or to maximize discussion by forcing people to use English. Either way, it definitely sounds like bullshit, since even the staff post mojibake from forgetting to change quotation marks and it isn't that hard to handle Unicode while stripping or catching most of the things they don't want.

  • (Score: 2) by The Mighty Buzzard on Monday February 24 2020, @12:48AM

    by The Mighty Buzzard (18) Subscriber Badge <> on Monday February 24 2020, @12:48AM (#961630) Homepage Journal

    Yeah, it's a minor pain and a bit of reading but it's not in any way difficult. Make a list of the crap you don't want being used by Unicode code points, get the hex and decimal HTML entities for each, and get any named HTML entities for each. After you have those it doesn't take more than a few minutes to code up.

    My rights don't end where your fear begins.