I just want to point out that in all the drama the community missed something important: A corporation switched from a proprietary solution to: AGPL, Decentralization, Federation.
People may not like the ideologies of some of our users and that's an opinion you get to have. But, to judge the whole company for 4-5% of our content (on par with Twitter) and just ignore this event for open source seems shortsighted.
Not our Fediverse. We are just a member. All are welcome.
In which the elasticity of Andrew Torba's principles are highlighted, as he embraces the decentralized software he once reviled, and in so doing ignites a shitstorm of pointless virtue signalling across the Mastodon side of the Fediverse.
With Twitter finally banning Alex Jones, the time has come for its decentralized alternative to shine. And when it comes to decentralized Twitter-style microblogging, there's only one name that comes to mind; P̶l̶e̶m̶o̶r̶a̶Mastodon. Mastodon was once famously called "Twitter without bad people", and the principle of decentralization that underpins its design makes it a perfect fit for Alex Jones and the InfoWars crew. if you're a fan of Alex Jones, make sure you contact him by any means necessary and tell him that a Mastodon server is exactly what he needs in this dark age of censorship.