"How could I ever trust my Mastodon admin with my data? A large company like Twitter is more secure because they have proper procedures in place" A large company like Twitter:
@Gargron If they can easily bribe a highly paid silicon valley admin, how easy will it be to bribe a fediverse volunteer admin you think?
Don't trust the Mastodon instance admin? Just host your own.
Don't trust the Twitter admin? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
@Gargron reuters sucks anyway they fear monger. I've seen "news" about covid on that site that wasn't on any other website so it's a fake news website.
Personally, I commend your skepticism of news sources. It's always good to check the biases, and the legitimacy of the author of an informational article.
If you are paranoid about this just host your own instance.
But I think the main problem remains to make sure your identity is not spoofed.
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