I think it's kinda weird that the president of the US gets to stay on Twitter after threatening war crimes and cyberbullying children because his tweets are "of public interest" but the president of Syria gets banned...

Not that I'm sympathetic, but it does seem hypocritical and highlights the issues with social media that's controlled by a single US company. Why do they get to enforce their own interests worldwide?

Remember this when the time comes that you feel you must impose your own will upon the users of your social network.


@Rick_B_ I can't impose my will by design. Mastodon is open-source, anyone can run their own server (and 2,000+ people do). I can control my own server but if someone doesn't like it, they can leave and use a different one. Freedom of movement.

@Gargron @Rick_B_ reminds me a bit of IRC. Many servers on different continents.

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