From the 1st of September ABDL.link will be under new ownership, James and the existing moderation team will have zero control from this point. In preparation for this, on the evening of the 31st of August the site will be shutdown and the data transferred overnight to the new admin @Pikachu
It will likely take a few days for them to get the site fully up and running again as they will be setting it up "from scratch" on their servers from the data backup.
If you don't wish to be apart of this transfer of ownership you need to opt-out by either transferring your account to another Mastodon instance or deleting it on or before the 31st here: https://abdl.link/auth/edit
You can also export all of your data before doing so if you want a personal backup
@Pikachu yes they did.. especially when Tumblr began to show all of us the back door. Tumblr, closing the door to us..☘️
@aydenstorm @support Ah, thank you for explaining your concerns. I did not know of rupadded, it seems to be a defunct forum. I do want to mention that having a way to finance a community is not a bad thing (Keeping up with maintenance and running costs is important) no one can give everything away for free, I hope you understand. But to take some of your fears away: I do not plan on making this community a premium based one and it should not be for the foreseeable future.
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