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On Tuesday, I will be closing the survey about how to handle the [livejournal.com profile] silwritersguild LiveJournal community and using the results to discuss with my comods how we want to proceed. If you have not taken it yet and want to, please take the survey here.

In light of LJ's new and draconian Terms of Serve, we are seeking member input on whether we should comply with the ToS, and whether (and how) we should back up the community on Dreamwidth. (Please note that we are not considering shutting down the LJ community but whether we're willing to risk LJ suspending our account by not complying with a ToS that defies important values of the SWG.)

If you'd like to read more on the decision and why we're making it, see this post.

If you'd like to know why the mods are willing to let this community close rather than comply with the ToS, my thoughts on that are here. (Hint: It has less to do with access by minors and more to do with marking content containing LGBTQ+ characters as "adult.")

Thank you to everyone who has shared responses with us so far.

Date: 2017-05-13 10:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] silver-trails.livejournal.com
I voted for marking it as adult content because I mark adult content like that, not LGBTI stories. Just to make that clear. So if the reason is because we have to mark any stories with LGBTI (what is Q?) characters as adult content, I agree with you.

Date: 2017-05-15 11:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] silver-trails.livejournal.com
That's why I clarified the reasons for my vote.


I'll be okay with whatever the mods do.


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