Apple has followed Google in removing the Parler app from its store. If insufficient moderation is a reason, then shouldn't they also drop Mastodon clients? Mastodon as such has no ability to moderate instances, and I'm sure there must be a few with really nasty stuff on them.

I've blocked a bunch of idiots here, so I can't say definitively whether anything truly vicious is being posted on Liberdon.

I should mention that I've never had a Parler account. The registration process was broken for me, and they wanted my phone number.

@gmcgath If they were being consistent, they'd have to drop all email apps, since moderating email is impossible. :)

@billblake2018 There are also a bunch of Usenet readers on the Play Store.

@gmcgath Usenet is still a thing? I knew that one could get archives, but not that anyone still uses it!

@billblake2018 There are still some active newsgroups. I'm on and rec.arts.sf.fandom.

@gmcgath Heh. I just looked: FreeBSD still has a lot of Usenet packages. So I imagine there's still tech talk there too.

@gmcgath these leftist nazi fascists should go back to the gulags in soviet russia where they came from

@gmcgath Indeed, and, for that matter, what about web browsers? I can still access on my phone -- from Google Chrome.

@gmcgath i believe google claimed they would do so a while back, because some Mastodon/Pleroma clients could be used to access GAB. So, no, there is no guarantee the central repository will kick out the fedi clients. The only solution is fdroid.

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Liberdon is a Mastodon instance for libertarians, ancaps, anarchists, voluntaryists, agorists, etc to sound off without fear of reprisal from jack or zuck. It was created in the wake of the Great Twitter Cullings of 2018, when a number of prominent libertarian accounts were suspended or banned.