Simvla: A Svbtle-like Blogging Engine and Content Network(

over 8 years ago from Fabian Schultz, Designer & Frontend Developer

  • Allan GrinshteinAllan Grinshtein, over 8 years ago

    You're using the word "deserve" is a little too lightly.

    My position is this: you're not entitled to anything unless by some mutual agreement. No one deserves to be able to post on svbtle, or any service for that matter. You have no natural right to say things on other people's networks.

    You're free to agree to the terms of the services you use (even if those terms say that you're not allowed to use the service) or build your own service. That doesn't mean that, a company like Wordpress or tumblr doesn't think it's a great idea to give people free service, but there's no free lunch.

    I love that I can create a tumblr account in two seconds, but the fact that most web services are practically a commodity doesn't make me lose sight of my privilege to use them.

    2 points