It is proven! I am ocean on Keybase: https://keybase.io/ocean/sigchain#afb8df0cb89624e9c046c231998e055623c516723603aaa0a3967ac4c9e620ad0f
Cette animation a été faite avec #Blender (logiciel opensource, libre, gratuit)
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"On Wednesday, large chunks of network traffic belonging to MasterCard, Visa, and more than two dozen other financial services companies were briefly routed through a Russian government-controlled telecom under unexplained circumstances that renew lingering questions about the trust and reliability of some of the most sensitive Internet communications."
It's a black day for #russian internets: a bill draft was proposed by Russian government that bans usage of #VPN, #Tor, and other anonymizers. This happened only 10 days after a Tor exit node administrator #DmitryBogatov was arrested. Being anonymous is now a crime in Russia... #freeBogatov https://rublacklist.net/27859/
You can now register your Mastodon instance on Radar: https://radar.amberstone.digital/
This will scan the instance every hour, and present a statistics page (still in progress!)
Prediction: Mastodon will likely outlast Twitter.
Historically, decentralized, open-source platforms and protocols with any adoption run forever, even if they rarely reach the popularity or cultural relevance of centralized platforms.
It seems likely to me that when Twitter eventually shuts down, people will still be running Mastodon instances.
Did you know Diaspora has 328 active nodes and 17k users? Hell, there are 3,652 active FidoNet nodes, and that started in 1984!
So... am I wrong?
@eliotberriot has made a great dashboard collecting data from my instance list: https://mnm.eliotberriot.com/dashboard/snapshot/Nu0oNEAmib0U21w5rKHaoCxmJq1HJKKd
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