#Mastodon update: Admins can now easily close registrations with a custom message. In other news, I have closed registrations to mastodon.social for now ensure a quality of service for all existing ones, and to promote other federated nodes.
Friends, @Gargron's going to have to scale up to support this crazy (and awesome) spike in new users. Let's pay the man: patreon.com/user?u=619786
(Also consider new instances, etc, but we all know mastodon.social's going to get most of the growth for the time being.)
I'm committing to Mastodon and no longer signing into Twitter until further notice. This is clearly the better alternative and the one that we should base Twitter-like experiences from now on.
I wish federated servers pooled resources automatically though. Even if I run my own Mastodon server on a very powerful machine, if I'm the only user I'm not going to be helping lift off load from the main mastodon.social instance.
Let's give this a fair shot, join me and make the same commitment!
If the infosec community continues to migrate at this rate, I'm not signing into Twitter anymore next month. #DrainTheSwamp
Applied cryptography and systems security researcher, operator at Symbolic Software. https://symbolic.software
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