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Japan somehow manages to go from "I need to use the heating" to "I need to use the aircon" in the span of a week, every spring. Vice versa in the fall.

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Instances such as insisting that -other- instances subscribe to a specific blocklist in order to federate seems like a particularly slippery slope.

I'm no fan of this kind of diplomacy & negotiation. Insisting that people join your ostracization clique is -bad- social ethics, and it -will- be weaponized at some point.

Supposedly Pixiv's instance ( is getting banned from other servers left and right for loli content. Meanwhile on my Twitter timeline: On the minus side, nobody's ever going to agree on where to draw the line. On the plus side, nobody's ever going to agree on where to draw the line. Go decentralization, I guess?

On the plus side, Japanese users can now write entire light novels in one toot. That's gotta be worth something.

I thought maybe there was a chance this would take off. Then I realized Mastodon is AGPLv3. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot. The Little Evil EULA That Wished It Were A Real Free Software License.

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