you all have no one but Hyperlink to thank for the fact that I'm boosting this
Mastodon is not a good place to share private data. It's a distributed set of SQL databases. There's no real oversight or accountability. There's not really even an attempt to secure anything. There's no encryption, even for DMs. It's all stored in plaintext in Postgres (and often elsewhere, like Elasticsearch and Amazon S3).
@amydentata But that's supposed to be the main discourager of criminal activity in America, now that the death penalty is less in the picture, and speaking of things nobody knows, who the hell knows what typical fine amounts are for anything beyond a speeding/parking ticket.
gardener, feminist agitator (she/they)
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.