@ton @miguel by default, uploaded content isn't shared publicly. Copyrighted content should be uploaded in a private library (that may be shared in small circles, like friends/family). Check our documentation at https://docs.funkwhale.audio/users/upload.html#creating-a-library for more information about this.
Assuming you acquired your music collection legally, for instance via Bandcamp, then the artists probably gets more than they would through Spotify.
Also, we're working on Retribute (https://docs.funkwhale.audio/users/upload.html#creating-a-library) to support tipping your favorite artists based on your listening history :)
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