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You can try the flagship instance at lemmy.ml

They have now introduced federation between Lemmy instances, so people on one Lemmy instance can interact with people on others. (They are working on federating with the rest of the Fediverse later.)

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I just get a 'Bad Gateway' error trying to visit Lemmy.ml :(

@joli @LemmyDev Lemmy.ml is a terrible instance to use anyway. They're censoring legit posts with reckless disregard, and they've even been caught covering up the censorship by changing the modlogs.

@bojkotiMalbona @joli You posted a scam/spam link to a credit card application. We don't allow scams on our instances, start your own instance if you want to be full of spam like that.

@LemmyDev @joli That wasn't my post, it was a reply to me. Apparently @aktivismoEstasMiaLuo's posted that to #Lemmy.ml. But I reviewed it & see no spam or scam. "The True Value Discover Card program ended on 3/6/2020. Because of this, we are no longer accepting new applications." <- is that what you're calling "spam/scam"?

@bojkotiMalbona @joli @aktivismoEstasMiaLuo That's an expired credit card application link, lol. Again, if you want to start an instance full of credit card spam, you're free to do so.

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Not cool indeed. This modlog used to show that a post about the status of the cock.li mail server was censored b/c the word "cock" was in the subject line:

lemmy.ml/modlog/community/1499

After some spot-lighting & thus embarrassment, they cleared it from the modlog to hide the act of censorship itself. (The right move would have been to uncensor the msg, but that didn't happen)

@joli @LemmyDev @bojkotiMalbona

Also if you look at what the modlog still shows, where someone commented about the risk of email providers going out of business, that's also an abuse of power that came from the ownership, not the moderator.

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