So PeerTube has become a haven for racist and neo nazis.

WOW. THATS A SURPRISE. WHO SAW THAT COMING.

I've said this before and I'll say it again. Running PV for the last couple of years has made it very clear to me that the proliferation of harassment and abuse on the fedi is largely because creators of software refuse to deal with it.

Not because it's hard or challenging. They just refuse to try.

Whether it's because they are sympathetic or lazy or don't want to harm their friends is irrelevant.

These decisions always result in repeating cycles of harm against vulnerable communities.

The expectation is that we have to be 'patient' because the task is 'hard' and 'difficult', meanwhile toxic bigots are finding footholds on the platforms that *talk* about doing something, but it's just PR.

There's the belief that vulnerable communities having to deal with platforms housing bigots is just 'part of the process' and we have to 'just deal.'

But that's pure bullshit. These places have no intention of being better. They just want numbers.

And fuck who gets harmed in the process.

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If you're building software/platforms that do not include robust tools that one can use to effectively protect themselves from harassment, you're making the problem worse.

If you're not coming down hard on toxic and often violent bigoted behavior, you're contributing to the problem.

PV is proof positive that we don't have to deal with any of this non-sense if we just *try*.

If you have a bigot problem in your community, it's because you want it there.

Period.

@Are0h See also Plemora. The fact that the majority of their userbase is Nazis is not a coincidence in the least.

Where do y'all get this data from? Like this won't be true once Moodle fully converts its new platform to use Pleroma? (v2.jacky.wtf//post/d287927d-e3)

Where do y'all get this data from? Like this won't be true once Moodle fully converts its new platform to use Pleroma? (v2.jacky.wtf//post/00d69dfb-e7)

@jalcine

I thought Moodle had forked the Pleroma code. Does that make them part of the Pleroma statistics? Should be a pretty different network with very little overlap.

@bhaugen AFAICS, the core bits are still there, it's like the nextCloud/ownCloud split

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