The migration from Twitter to Mastodon is a blueprint for what I hope to see in regards to parallel institutions.
Namely, capitalist structures & billionaire overlords over-colonize so much that they cannibalize themselves & the things they own, compelling people to look for alternatives.
But alternatives like this were here, ready to catch people as they happens.
Same can be true for mutual aid systems, tool libraries, community distribution networks etc, as dominant systems further crumble.
We're making good progress in our investigations to shift all of Matrix to use @firstname.lastname@example.org connect for authentication! Head over to http://areweoidcyet.com to see how we're doing and read the blog post at https://matrix.org/blog/2022/08/10/areweoidcyet-com-matrix-and-open-id-connect 😱🎉🚀
Matrix is not 'yet another chat platform'. It is a secure social platform where you have control over your own data, and where you can communicate securely with E2EE.
We have set up a new Public Homeserver available at:
It is properly federated, will be regularly updated, and persistently available.
We will defeat censorship, promote free speech, and be civil at it.