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    Interesting that he’s concerned people will attack or some how create trouble for Mastadon. Without giving up enough info to enable this of be curious as to what kind of trouble he’s worried about.

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      I would assume he’s talking about the kind of abuse you see often on Twitter (anything from randos to sockpuppets to bots to whatever). The original idea was that we’re limited to whatever moderation (or lack thereof) the Twitter HQ decides to do on their network, and on the other hand, various admins of Fediverse instances can do various amounts of moderation, so finding a “good” instance would in theory protect you better from harassment than Twitter. But the reality is that blocking/muting people might be harder on the Fediverse, where it’s harder to track the people behind the accounts, and given that instance admins have little credentials to show for, you could potentially get your data (PMs, etc.) stolen more easily than on Twitter.