HERE. HERE IS WHY THE FUCK YOU SHOULD NOT BE ON HIVE OR COHOST OR QUITE FRANKLY 99% OF THE MASTODON SERVERS OUT THERE. HERE. READ THE FUCKING THREAD. IT IS NO LONGER 1999.
I have an abusive ex-husband and a violent neo-confederate stalker and you motherfuckers want to cape for social media services whose every fucking public document tells me they have not thought through those threat models for users? Fucking ell oh ell.
Will the shitty TOS get someone killed or hurt? Probably not but the fact that they were fucking naive enough to go live without doing even the bare fucking minimum for goddamned sure will.
Hive hasn't even done the bare legal minimum of registering a DMCA Agent to stop Disney's lawyers from taking everything they, personally, own right down to their underwear! WHY THE FUCK WOULD YOU TRUST THEM TO KEEP YOU SAFE.
Cohost's supposed lawyer writing the TOS is either incompetent or actively hostile to users and NO THEY DID NOT FIX IT and they want you to just trust them?? Fuck you, trust is earned.
It is not 1999. Social media is, right this very second, getting used to aid genocides and authoritarian crackdowns as well as interpersonal violence. These people haven't even done the bare fucking legal minimums to make things safer for normal use! WHY ARE YOU TRUSTING THEM.
If you are running a mastodon instance you are running a social media service, legally, morally, and ethically speaking and you are going to need to think about this shit ESPECIALLY if your instance is public. And if you haven't and you're running a public instance fuck you.