Already getting people asking how FOSS + Federation solves harassment.
Please understand: I'm not saying it *solves* harassment, just gives us many more options for dealing with it. There's still going to be plenty of noise and pain, and some of it's going to take whole new ugly forms that weren't possible before.
Everyone gets more control. This is both good and bad.
(And now going quiet for a while, because oh god inflight wifi prices)
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