We are defederating from starting today.

We cannot stress enough the need for decentralization of online spaces so all voices, the erased ones in particular, can be heard in a caring way.

@admin is there any explanation you can point to about this at all? Thanks

@ikora Like Dumi said, its being done out of an overabundance of caution for the protection of our users. Kolektiva has almost 5k users now and last I'd heard, only 1 Admin (it could have changed by now). For scale, RL has 76 users but 3 Admin and 2 Mods and even between the 5 of us there's still a lot of work to do.

its just concerning that such a large instance with open registration has so little oversight.

@glitter I’ve gotten a DM from them in response to my question. They said they have 6 mods. So yeah it’s a different style instance it appears.


@ikora Oh thats a great thing to hear. I'm not in favor of micromanaging users but its always good to have a set of eyes out for bad actors.

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