Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

I just knew I'd be doing this. I hoped I was wrong and that she'd take responsibility.. which she has in one tiny way.. sort of, just hide the issue again by fixing the images.. not well.. update the instance?

I do not take kindly to people who run web facing software, and let it get so out of date. I'd say I was more than as nice as any other person would be, when it comes to someone's inaction that puts at risk everyone all because you won't update, haven't updated for over two and half years.

Life happens, and running a website, running a server, running a community is not for everyone AT ALL. I don't blame Anna one bit about falling out of love with the fediverse and wanting to do things like maintaining. Hosting simply is not for everyone and the tiniest of tasks can be big tasks for one's brain to be able to take.

I should know. My ADHD and Autistic ass is a fucking gold medalist in that sort of thing.

And it's why I refuse to run my blog and site and all on Wordpress or any sort of CMS or use any sort of coding frameworks/plugins that all need updating for the sake of security. When I want to be able to leave my site and everything for a xouple years and things still be alright.

Running my own server setup instead of just shared hosting kind of goes against that, but it takes me hardly any time at all to just SSH in on my phone using Juice SSH, and just run apt to update/upgrade/autopurge frequently and all. And anything that does pop up now and again, isn't a common thing, so it's so easy.

Mastodon wise, that goes against that even more, that especially with that I've customised things.. an update could break that. But I've made it easy to be able to put things how I want it. Have a copy of your views haml files and everything, with only the edits you've made and all in a way you can understand where they go to quickly copy back over and rebuild if something with an update overwrites.

But still, it's easy saying that when I fucking am loving Mastodon, that it's literally a nicer place than Twitter, though be it with a fucking messed up wild west out there if you don't block it. Maybe that enthusiasm won't be the same for me either after four years or so that witches.live has been around that Anna has ran it for.

But.. maybe life does hit and something becomes a few months delayed from updating rather than within the week or so.

But beyond six months.. if I was that out of the loop that updating is that much of a chore for me, there'd be no chance I'd be keeping it live.

But a release that's two years, 8 months old, and then having this right go at someone for pleading for you to take responsibility.. this is out right appalling.

Again, life happens, and hosting isn't for everyone. But if you are hosting things, keep things updated. YOU are not the only person that is at risk of being impacted by your lack of action.. and 2000+ accounts, with 500 active users.. it is indefensible.

Client side javascript libraries such as jQuery getting out of date with known XSS vulnerabilities always being the case. SQL injection, or well Mastodon doesn't use MySQL but the point still stands with anything that communicates with a database.

Outdated website software is a possible risk to those logging in, the server itself, to visitors, to other sites and servers and people that have never set foot on your site etc because of how outdated software can enable your site to be used as an attacker to others.

HOSTING is not something to take lightly. And if you cannot deal with keeping things at least reasonably up to date, through good and bad, hosting at least things that need updating is not for you.

Keep to running a simple personal site or something on a shared provider that keeps the server and everything itself updated for you, which can mean you may literally have absolutely nothing needed to update yourself at all if you don't depend on things that need updates to not become a security risk all the damn time.. cough jQuery, cough.

I don't blame you one bit in regards to your feelings and everything that's the reasoning behind this.

But please, TAKE IT DOWN if you aren't going to update. And prolonging updates is exactly what causes things to be a bigger deal.

But well you know what, enough now said about that part.

Onto this, how you responded. As per my response, this is so fucked up this.

I actually expected it that you'd down play the big deal that is letting this get so outdated. But i did not expect you to latch on implying I'm a Nazi because you've been listening to too much Russian propaganda.

I'll continue to show support for my Ukrainian friends. And fuck you that you're obviously saying this shit too right into Ukrainian people's faces.

Nationalism can fuck itself, but this, this is fucked up.

So I'm sorry to everyone on witches.live, but this I cannot not block for.


Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

Think I'll add a to this as yeaaaa.

Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

Ok, looks like disqordia.space is one for the blocks too.

I just fucking know they aren't acting, or at least I hope not, like this around someone for having the Palestinian flag.. that how can one be a Hamas sympathiser, or be there caring about who hate our existence anyway right.. because there so isn't people like you and me among them, that for as long as Palestinian people face ethnic cleansing day after day.. queer Palestinians will forever be trapped.

Doing this, or showing agreement with someone doing this with people being in support for Ukraine, for Ukrainians, fuck you.

I originally decided to shout out your instance on my about Eris as a pleroma instance to consider. But I retract that. I can't keep people around that thinks, or can look past, implying someone is a Nazi for showing support to a country being invaded.

Even if a tiny fraction of Ukraine does have fascism, which I'm not going to speak for that.. but what definitely is so, it's not a scratch on the levels of facism that holds a strong presence across the rest of the continent.

Facism, nationalism can all fuck off. And so can the idea of borders, of states. But again, for as long as Ukrainians are fighting for their land, for as long as my Ukrainian friends are involved, for as long as those that are fooled by Putler's propaganda continue to be so, I will continue loudly showing support to the occupied.

Slava Ukrajini. Fuck you Russian Warship, and if you are not on Ukrainian peoples side in this, and are calling Ukraine a Nazi state, fuck you too.

Call France a Nazi state too while you're at it after that fucked up parliamentary election. Call everyone Nazis that would stand with France against being invaded again while you're at it. Because that is really helpful at all.

Fuck you.

Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

And say all you want about how your reply had nothing to do with any of this. Overlooking it is the very fucking problem.

But what do you expect from buddies.

Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

@jase garbage never stops being garbage, idk why witches.live isn't isolated af

Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

@crashglasshouses yup, I thought to give a benefit of a doubt, even though I'd seen queer.party had them blocked said as reasoning due to this ill behaviour.

I didn't want to block a moot from there, but equally didn't want to get into hey you should consider moving so I can block this instance, solely based on seeing the reasoning queer.party gave. Just didn't want to get into it. Yet as soon as I realise it's a fricken release from October 2019 (v3.0.1) it's on, I couldn't stay quiet about that.

Good lordy what mess that turned into. I'm glad my moot jumped ship, who had signed up only a couple months ago on there, and definitely obviously wasn't thrilled with it being so neglected.. that it's a very possible running actively exploited security vulnerability just waiting for the wrong bad actor to turn up.

Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

@jase I think you can block her, instead.

Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

@jase obs.: I don't know the instance, I'm saying based on this count alone.

Witches.live. Anna accused me of being a Nazi for showing support for my Ukrainian friends. 

@olamundo an instance that is extremely out of date in of itself is a reason I was considering a block, that I've done for many others based on, though be it they've all also been alt right messes too.

An instance running on software 2 years 8 months old (v3.0.1).. that out of date is a literal very possible running vulnerability. To to server itself, to the users on it, to visitors, and to everyone on the fedi it could be too.

This is one reason I even bothered to ping Anna, because one of my moots was on there, who is now on mastodon.coffee as a result. But sadly, without instance blocking when you've especially had a run in with the admin of said instance, and just blocking the admin instead.. there's every chances they could just instance block you for blocking the admin anyway. Or you just get a bunch of others sending abuse because they share Anna's stance and all.

It's fucked up this had to happen though. 👀

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