Originally Posted by Araucaria
On the substance of the change, I am surprised and perhaps a little disappointed. I thought that one of the reasons the MR site was hosted on a Canadian server was because of Canada's more reasonable copyright laws.
For legal reasons, we need to comply with Swiss copyright law, since the site owner, Alex, is Swiss. Yes, it is disappointing, but I'm afraid it's unavoidable.
I shall edit the guidelines - thanks for the reminder.