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Jan. 7, 2021

Mastodon, Decentralization & Enforcement of Moral Rules

What the Mastodon’s developers are doing – publicly denouncing instances and trying to enforce their moral rules on others – goes against the very core of a free and open internet. Despite flying under the banner of decentralization and openness, the core developers at Mastodon sure are trying very hard to centralize control over the network. Their attempt at forcing every instance to block those that they deem are not proper, is by definition an attempt at centralization of control.