they don't need defense. no one is born a nazi. no one is accidentally a nazi. it's not a mistake or something that just happens. you don't need to defend their free speech because they CHOOSE to advocate and stand for genocide. that's not worthy of protection and they don't have to use your platform.
standing up to genocidal people shouldn't be a punishable offense if you care about basic human decency.
When you ban someone from your platform or ban their content for standing up to racists, transphobes, eugenics ass people, what you are saying is that:
1.) No, we don't want them to feel alienated. We care about their comfort.
2.) We don't want the dirty brown disabled queers thinking that we care about their safety
@guerrillarain cloud you please snitch out what foss (or foss'es) you were talking about when you started the thread?
I try to avoid those nazi apologist craps as much as I can but sometime I'm not aware
@ardydo a subtoot about peertube, pixelfed, and write.as but it seems the write.as thing was a fluke and they corrected the issue https://writing.exchange/users/write_as/statuses/102334056039196277
@guerrillarain peertube I was aware but pixelfed too? They seemed so nice and on the right track. Welp, fuck'em.
Thanks for the heads up :)
A good chunk of the fediverse left corpo social media because of the TERFS and nazis. The lack of tracking and monetization is a nice bonus and nothing more. So saying "let's just concentrate on the best X alternative" does nothing for them as long as that alternative has nazis and TERFS.
Nobody thinks "well, my experience as a trans person is second guessed constantly, but at least it's FOSS, and we're sticking it to the man". THE killer feature of the fediverse is precisely the fact that we can choose who takes part in our community.
I don't think he really gets that.
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