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Some ground rules.

These are set and enforced by the ruby.social moderators.

  1. No bots ... unless they're cute, funny, or useful. Bots should avoid posting to the public timeline.
  2. No pornography or nudity, or something that would be considered "NSFW" in a workplace, even behind a NSFW warning. In particular, no sexual depictions of children.
  3. No gore or graphic violence. Again, if you wouldn't post it at work, you definitely shouldn't be posting it here.
  4. Use content warnings. Content that is borderline NSFW or could be construed as NSFW at a glance should be put behind a CW (Content Warning)
  5. No racism. This should go without saying, but unfortunately it doesn't.
  6. No sexism ... or pretty much any other -ism
  7. No discrimination. Any discrimination based on gender, sexual minority, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or national origin, will result in your account and content being removed.
  8. No xenophobia. This includes violent nationalism.
  9. No holocaust denialism. No Nazi symbolism, promotion of National Socialism, or anything that is illegal in the European Union
  10. No stalking or harassment of any kind
  11. No fake accounts, even celebrity joke accounts. Note this rule does not necessarily apply to remote accounts.
  12. No "follow bots." We block these and our instance is on a "no bots" list
  13. No advertising or excessive promotion. By far the biggest problem we've had running this server are spam accounts that sign up only to promote some company (often nothing even to do with Ruby), and so we take a fairly strong stance against letting such accounts even register on the server now.