Thanks to all of the membership, for being awesome. Special thanks to everyone who took positive steps towards maintaining our community.
refraction — has offered lots of helpful advice on how to approach the Abuse Team.
raattgift — has commented with clarifications on US intellectual property law.
pandanoai — created a backup of the comm, early in February, and acroamatica — has it mirrored here.
yatsuha — made a syndicated feed for our Insane Journal backup, so we can watch it on LJ.
We've also received comments of support from Gail Simone and Warren Ellis. It means a lot, thank you both. ETA: and now Kurt Busiek as well!
Scans Daily at Insane Journal is picking up. The mod team will be updating the comm momentarily with the rules rewrite were working on before all this happened. Don't worry guys, nothing scary. *g* Unfortunately, IJ has a 1000 member limit on its comms, so this likely won't be our permanent home, but please do join and keep the spirit of SD alive. noscans_daily — is up and running. We hope it will be everything scans_daily — was, albeit without the scans. We'll try to have all the bugs worked out of both comms as soon as possible. Please bear with us in the meantime.
I haven't yet had a chance to go through all the comments on the info post, so if you have an urgent question that hasn't been answered, you can message me, skalja — , or stubbleupdate — . A lot of people, (really, a lot of people), have been asking if there's anything they can do to help. I've thought about it, and there are a couple of things.
1) Information. If you're an expert on intellectual property and copyright, share some of that knowledge. If you've been TOSed for copyright violations, share that experience with us.
2) Post. Seriously guys, post. At Scans Daily 2.0 and noscans_daily — . Because we are not beaten.
4) Make love (to Scans Daily), not war. It's been great to hear your stories. How you discovered scans_daily — , and what it meant to you. Keep writing them.
Again, thanks, all of you. We'll keep you guys updated as to what we're working on.