How can decentralized social systems like #mastodon handle political / social attacks?
How does the #fediverse handle new instances that in some sense conflict with the values of existing instances?
I imagine lots of people are arguing about this, but I'm not seeing the debates. Are they in private for strategic reasons, or am I just looking in the wrong places?
Is there a way that people (like me) trying to develop future decentralized systems can learn from current struggles?
Will slides, video, or a written version be available? I'm not coming to Prague because RWoT and ActivityPub aren't sufficiently aligned with how I think decentralized social is going to have to be done for full adoption. (You could also read that as me being a bit antisocial, and kind of burnt out on conferences after travel every-other-week for a long time) If there were a conference on decentralized trust-and-safety, though, I'd be there.
As for the papers and explanation, @cwebber and I have a podcast called Libre Lounge and we discussed some of our ideas. Papers linked in the show notes:
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