Am I the only one that finds it rather disturbing that app developers are openly talking about crippling their apps so that they wont work with gab’s Mastodon instance? Freedom 0, anyone?
And now even Gargon is supporting this behavior. https://mastodon.social/@Gargron/102184195834215862 In reality Mastodon just wants to be another silo, but with more rainbows and simulated bliss.
@lucy Sure, it’s pointless to begin with. But ideologically speaking it’s a step backwards. I don’ŧ trust people who seem to advocate open protocols just to the bend the rules when it comes to people they don’t like.
@Frinkeldoodle Yes, app stores are evil and this could indeed become a problem. But by blocking those domains in question and thus avoiding conflict we, as a community, basically surrender to those app store companies and their absurd policies. Now it’s just Gab, but if it happens to another player an example has already been made.
@sum Must have missed that one. Do you have a link? But recently I noticed a few people complaining about their public toots on other servers being indexed by Google and making a fuss about it.
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