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Server rules

Below is a summary of rules you need to follow if you want to have an account on this server of Mastodon:

  1. Under 18s are not permitted to sign up to this instance.
  2. Media or content involving people under 18 (even if legal) is prohibited.
  3. Posting, boosting or linking to any content that is illegal in the UK, Netherlands or Germany is prohibited.
  4. Discrimination of any kind is prohibited – this includes but is not limited to racism, xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, etc.
  5. Content that you do not have permission to post is prohibited.
  6. Spam and / or bots are prohibited.
  7. Media showing nudity, bodily fluids or messy diapers must be marked as sensitive.
  8. All profile pictures and headers must be SFW (safe for work).

If a user of this instance breaks the rules they will be contacted, and we will remove the reported posts or silence the account. Repeated offences will result in the user being suspended.

If a user breaks rules 1, 2, or 3 (above) they will be suspended without notice; their account and all of their posts will be deleted.


📢 Notices

  • This isn't an isolated community. Users on other instances might see your posts and can choose to follow you.
  • Adding CWs (content warnings) is a courtesy to users who might not want to see the content of your posts (e.g. media containing nudity, a movie spoiler, etc.).
  • All media posted on this instance is marked as sensitive for all users outside of our instance (core code change).
  • We block / silence other instances – or users from other instances – for abuse or legal reasons (view list).
  • We reserve the right to remove any posts or users from the instance.

👨‍💻 The instance

This Mastodon instance is hosted by @support on dedicated servers in Europe 🇪🇺

We run a fork of Mastodon called bottle, which has several customization specifically for ABDL.link.

We follow good security practices and have great uptime. We have twice daily backups, and use a CDN to store and deliver media assets. We also have a nice little status page.

This instance uses Mutant Standard emoji, which are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Also ABDL emoji created by @BabyTyler.