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Hey, that's my first tooot. Okay, urgh. Where is the Send-button?

@valere Looks like tons of pro-Maduro spam accounts coming from Venezuela's state-owned ISP (CANTV)

I'm blocking the following subnets assigned to CANTV (might be slightly broader than actual allocation):


After reading an article that detailed Amazon's gains in market dominance due to COVID-19, I am wondering if the FOSS community is capable of creating some sort of decentralized e-commerce network.

Sorry about the windows logo, I should have marked this as offensive.
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The hardest part about trying to migrate off the big platforms is trying to keep all my stuff synced on my devices. I've gotten really spoiled by that. What are the most common/popular solutions to this?

I've never been told a printer was not working this way...

"The printer is not generating pages"


mastoadmin, spammer report 


this one had "This is a very good instance" as the reason-for-requesting-an-account, and so i decided to see what would happen

welp, it spammed :) sorry about that

keep an eye out for dodgy-looking accounts, with IP addresses allocated to server farms

You know what really pisses me off

Overhearing people bitching amongst themselves about things being wrong/not working instead of coming to me so I can attempt to fix it... Fuck 'em!

I'd like to ask you people to boost this post to see how long it'd take for it to reach someone else from my town (Westervoort, The Netherlands).
Of course, that implies that I'm not the only one here that uses Mastodon, but hey, part of the challenge :)

Starting on the 18th of August 2020 :)


I really wish the people laid off by #Mozilla would just start their own nonprofit to maintain a fork of #Firefox that *actually* respects our privacy.

I love how even youtube says in their ads for youtube premiun (or whatever it is called)

"Upgrade to avoid annoying ads"

Yes, very annoying indeed

#mastoadmin I feel like I've asked this before but is there some way to reduce the size of postgres db for an instance. I have a 30GB database even though I run these frequently

./bin/tootctl media remove --concurrency=5 --days=7

./bin/tootctl statuses remove --days=7

/bin/tootctl accounts cull --concurrency=10

./bin/tootctl preview_cards

I should implement MTA-STS lookup on the mailserver..

@nitrokey trying to get TOTP setup on my Pro2, however, I keep getting this error.
Any clue?

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