For those who care attached are the screenshots of the nazi who was banned from QOTO some time back and started a hate campaign by pretending to be LGBTQ ally "calling us out" but just made up lies... he did this over the course of many months and ultimately is the source of the problems that snowballed and led to all this to begin with.

I will do a write up on this soon.


Wait... I didn't understand, why such attack exists?

It is something you can solve by just report and block the user. Why banned the whole instance? It sounds like we have one bad guy living in the neighborhood and people nuked the whole area to "keep everyone safe".

If some Twitter user post the similar thing, would anyone uninstall Twitter and never use it again? I think most people will simply report and block that account.

Why people keep asking instance owner to keep their instance clean, which is a thing that the social giant Twitter with billions of billions dollar failed miserably on?

Distributed system 101: block the peer you don't like, keep the peer you like.


@skyblond This guy was creating many alts, posting bad content then creating alts on other servers and reporting content from thos eservers... We would find the posts and suspend the user but not before the damage was done.

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Then why not use the keyword filter? In my opinion it's just a big flaw, where people nuked a whole instance because of those attackers?

If 80% people in a instance is nazi, then, sure, they should be blocked by the entire fedi (and possibly someone should call the police). But only several alts on a big instance? It makes no sense to me.

Maybe people think differently than me, but, hmmmm......

I don't know ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

@skyblond the sort of people who were dupped by this arent the most rational of people.

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