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“Financial Times Sets Up Mastodon Server, Realizes Laws Exist (Which It Was Already Subject To), Pulls Down Mastodon Server”
A cautionary tale where... 1) Know the business objective WHY you're introducing IT and associated risk into the business. 2) A “Compliance Impact Assessment” has been performed early as a means of identifying the requirements for an IT project. 3) Consideration of the free, yet valuable, advice from Electronic Freedom Foundation is reviewed (see link inside article to “User Generated Content and the Fediverse: A Legal Primer) 4) Like any other IT investment take a risk-based approach to the business decisions on whether and how to undertake a business opportunity.
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Link to Techdirt article “Financial Times Sets Up Mastodon Server, Realizes Laws Exist (Which It Was Already Subject To), Pulls Down Mastodon Server” from the huh? dept Wed, Feb 1st 2023 12:01pm – Mike Masnick : https://www.techdirt.com/2023/02/01/financial-times-sets-up-mastodon-server-realizes-laws-exist-which-it-was-already-subject-to-pulls-down-mastodon-server/
Link to Electronic Freedom Foundation “User Generated Content and the Fediverse: A Legal Primer” By Corynne McSherry December 20, 2022: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/12/user-generated-content-and-fediverse-legal-primer
Aloha! Be Safe and Be Well! Alan CISSP, CCSP, CRISC, CBCP, PMP, PMI-ACP 5x AWS certified; 1x MSFT certified