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This account is a virtual actor used to represent the server itself and not any individual user. It is used for federation purposes and should not be blocked unless you want to block the whole instance, in which case you should use a domain block.

This service is offered by alarig

If you have trouble with the instance (as a user or as a fellow admin), please toot the admin @alarig@hostux.social or send an email.

📜 Rules:

• Use English, French, Norwegian or Italian to request an account
• Use English, French, Norwegian or Italian to report an account or a toot
• Only fill a report if one goes against the rules, it’s not really my problem if someone doesn’t agree with you
• Add comments in your reports otherwise they’ll be ignored
• If you want to report an account exterior to hostux, only do so for illegal content in France or Norway. If you don’t want to read them, mute them.

• Respect each other 🤝
• If you follow the Humans Rights (EN/FR/ES/JP), nothing bad should happen 😉
• Don't spam ✋
• No racism, xenophobia, sexism, discrimination… ☮️
• Please don't post illegal content (or links to) in France or Norway ⛔
• For NSFW content, use the content warning or the NSFW filter, otherwise please post your toot as unlisted 🔞
• Use content warning for spoilers ❗
• Bots and commercial accounts are allowed only I they don't spam/flood and post as unlisted 🤖
• A local account may be muted or banned if they don't follow the rules. 🔐
• We only block/silence foreign accounts and instances for legal reasons.
• Have fun 🎉

If you're not sure about the rules whether it's because you want to sign up or post something, please contact the admin.

When you'll sign up, you'll be following a few accounts by default. The admin chose them to make your timeline more lively, but you are free to follow and unfollow anyone!

💻 What's behind?

This instance is hosted on a virtual machine on Gandi infrastructure at Bissen.

The server has the following specifications:

8 cores
12 GB of RAM
500 Go of storage
Hosted at Gandi, in Bissen, Luxembourg.
Linux based
Good security practices
Good uptime
IPv6 compatible, always running the latest stable of Mastodon
Weekly backups of the database and files, on another server hosted at Ikoula, in Reims, France.
I also backup the backups once in a while to a server in my home.

Moderated servers

Mastodon generally allows you to view content from and interact with users from any other server in the fediverse. These are the exceptions that have been made on this particular server.

Filtered media

Media files from these servers will not be processed or stored, and no thumbnails will be displayed, requiring manual click-through to the original file:

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Limited servers

Posts from these servers will be hidden in public timelines and conversations, and no notifications will be generated from their users interactions, unless you are following them:

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Suspended servers

No data from these servers will be processed, stored or exchanged, making any interaction or communication with users from these servers impossible:

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