@aral Interesting way of putting it.
Are you the only moderator in that instance? in such a case minimum should be to leave the decision to someone else. If you decide for yourself about the moderation of yourself then I believe its pretty much an autocratic situation.
#censorship #moderation #fediverse #embarrassing
@natacha Wanna come moderate my blog too? :)
My instance is my own personal space. “You moderating yourself” is called personhood.
No one is forced to listen to me. If someone doesn’t like what I’m saying they can block my account or the instance.
@aral nI did not know...
Interesting iits a good way not to get challenged.
I would never have though about doing that ....
@natacha It’s not about not getting challenged. You can get challenged all you like (as anyone you haven’t blocked can reply and challenge you). And, as I said, no one is forced to listen to you either as anyone can block your account or the whole instance.
But what it does is correctly model personhood, which the “servers of many” model doesn’t.
It’s the small tech/web philosophy. Communities are made up of individuals. That’s what we model.
Personal Instance is indeed a choice, mine is a collective choice, I find it more nurturing as you have to negotiate a way of sharing a space and some common grounds in discourse.
It also alleviates a lot the personality visibility.
I usually only block real problems fascists and such and people attacking, I do not block people because of what they say but because they start being a nuisance, This is a personal choice.
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