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[–]FictionalSalad 12 insightful - 1 fun12 insightful - 0 fun13 insightful - 1 fun -  (5 children)

I'm still confused why this comes as a surprise. Reddit has decided to put money first. That's what businesses do. They are a business. I don't agree with this mentality. Business puts money first. Nothing else gets put second.

[–]magnora7 6 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 0 fun7 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

I agree. I think the "Chinese investor" angle with knowledge about what the Chinese government does just brings it home for some people. And now there's a whole additional set of ideological demands in the mix

[–]Nos 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Feels like it's become a lot harder to ignore or brush under the rug. Now, with a gigantic Chinese entity throwing its voice around, I'm not sure how it's going to be handled.

[–]SaidtItFirst 2 insightful - 2 fun2 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

(Sticks hand up in the air)

Oh! Oh! I know this!

Reddit will want more money!!!

There used to be that banner on the right detailing how much gold they sold and how much more they need.

But now, they no longer ask users for money.

Now, they work for

[–]fucksredditses 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Nothing else gets put second.

I think you meant to say everything else gets puts second

[–]FictionalSalad 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I certainly did.

[–]Jesus-Christ 5 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 0 fun6 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Well I'm probably banned already then, I've been using NordVPN for the longest time.

[–]happysmash27 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

I wonder what they would think of a VPN like I used to use that wasn't blocked by the Great Firewall.

[–]magnora7 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I wonder if saidit is banned by the Great Firewall yet. Probably.

[–]Vigte 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

All TenCent can do is copy existing properties (see "PubG mobile"), they will just pay for access to Reddit until they can fully copy it then they will take their ball and go home.