"Google bosses have tried to contain the anger by shutting down employee access to documents about the China search engine. Following leaks from an all-hands staff meeting last month, sources said, the company has tightened rules so that employees working remotely can no longer view a livestream of the meetings on their own computers — they can only watch them inside a designated room at a Google office overseen by managers."
yeah that'll work
Thinking about what I resent so much about Google attempting to erase http-only sites from the internet.
The barrier to entry: buying a cert, using it correctly, paying to renew it every 2 years: this was very difficult for regular humans before Let's Encrypt existed. It's still a PITA even with Let's Encrypt (I do not think this service is a long-term solution).
Ceejbot's mastodon instance. This is an overprovisioned, personally-run instance running on AWS. I welcome friends to create accounts here. I intend to run it as long as people are using it.