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actually when you phrase it as "the Epic Apple lawsuit" for a moment you can forget the terrifying aspects and simply think of it as a lawsuit regarding a particularly epic apple

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every day i am forced to learn some new deeply stupid and existentially threatening fact about the Epic Apple lawsuit

I think the boys from Star Wars: Republic Commando should have had a bigger role in the Clone Wars series. What're they up to!!

as a former gifted and talented child i did have to go through a lot. when i was in elementary school i was called a knxw-xt-xll (derogative)

Apple is not going to give a shit whether or not the adult content being targeted is 'wholesome' or not and you shouldn't give a shit either

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I don't really have sympathy for anyone involved directly in this lawsuit, frankly, and least of which the actual courts themselves, which clearly are so incredibly out of their league that it makes this sham look like even more of a sham than it is

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what Apple is doing (& has been doing) is not new or novel, what Paypal is doing (& has been doing) is not new or novel, none of this shit ever is. They're the rotten, puritanical ghosts of who-knows-how-many rightwing fundamentalist movements this wretched country has spawned

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It doesn't take too long of a perusal down any history book to see that any attempts to clamp down on pornography end up affecting any people who end up outside the range of allowed normalcy - queers, racial minorities, disabled folks, whatever. Often that's the actual goal!

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it is imperative to recognize that sites like itch, while they're great for many reasons, are also great because they allow adult content. Not "in spite of", BECAUSE. Adult content is good and important on its own merits, actually. Yes, even the stuff that makes you squicky.

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they don't have to be Apple apps or whatever. Apple can just say "well this app that you have allows people to access another service that has Undesireable Content on it" and suddenly there is real, actual crosshairs being placed on anything that Apple wants

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today's news re: itch.io being used as a scapegoat in the Epic/Apple lawsuit is a good reminder that Apple's puritanical stance is not only a danger to services directly under their umbrella but in fact any services they want, really

hey man saw something you posted. it took a bit, but i've come up with the most bad faith possible read on it... do you want to argue about it

you're telling me that this older male character is finding himself in a position of fatherhood... but he's not a biological father?? well shit pardner you've piqued my interest

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The Bad Batch episode 1 was really good, once again the Filoniverse surpasses all other incarnations of Star Wars media

i was listening to giant bomb in high school and then like nine years later i had the immense honor of showing up on the E3 livestream to drink one beer and say that all cops are bastards. it was an emotional day then and it's an emotional day now

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i don't think i would be the person i am today without the giant bomb crew, so just adding to the chorus today in saying that holy shit ten years has been one hell of a run

i think that in the wake of a largely-preventable tragedy that swept through the united states with practically zero organized gov't response and killed - again, just to be clear - over half a million people, i can understand the desire for folks to be "a little overly cautious"

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