I don't want to be alarmed about the new LJ Terms of Service, I really don't. But a couple of those on my friends-list have pointed out, quite correctly, that the new language includes an unusually broad and egregious rights grab:
This is not, by itself, enough to make me fold my LJ entirely. However, it's going to change my posting habits.
I'll still be reading on both DW and LJ, and I will still crosspost short off-the-cuff thoughts and comments. However, new "Tales of Darkest Suburbia" entries, detailed reviews or commentaries, and any and all fictional content will not be crossposted to LJ. Those will appear on the Dreamwidth journal and/or my "Lone Penman" Webspace.
I dislike doing this (not least because I honestly doubt that the Russian readership, if any, is much interested in my particular work), but I retain enough writerly paranoia that I think it's prudent. Again, I am not actually leaving LJ as yet -- but as of today, my LiveJournal is a secondary Web presence, and there will be content elsewhere that does not get reposted to LJ.
Crossposted from my mirror-journal on Dreamwidth (at https://djonn.dreamwidth.org/45622.html); feel free to comment here or there.