[vcf-midatlantic] Has anyone thought of the VCFED hosting a Mastodon instance?

Dan FitzGerald danjfitzgerald at comcast.net
Thu Apr 28 16:56:04 UTC 2022

Remember: I'm trans/non-binary.  There is a very real concern that as
hostile to folks like me as Twitter already is, that Musk makes it even
_more_ hostile.

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Diller <dillera at gmail.com>
To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
Cc: Dan FitzGerald <danjfitzgerald at comcast.net>, Andrew Diller <
dillera at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Has anyone thought of the VCFED hosting
a Mastodon instance?
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 08:46:19 -0400

> On Apr 27, 2022, at 11:12 AM, Dan FitzGerald via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Look, I know that this probably going nowhere, but there is
> currentlyan interest in people posting to something other than
> Twitter becauseof Elon Musk.  I've been on Mastodon for a couple of
> years, and it has

Hopefully it does go nowhere. Musk buying twitter may finally make it
more balanced. Now is the time to support twitter and start tweeting
more about VCF and our events and equipment.
I'm personally fascinated by all the new revelations and misgivings
about twitter _all of a sudden_. All of a sudden twitter is some
horrible thing that will silence people - it's been doing that for
years. If anything there will be less silence.
Democracy dies in silence. 

Dan FitzGerald

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