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Elon Musk Proves Yet Again That He's Just Not Very Bright https://gizmodo.com/elon-musk-proves-yet-again-that-hes-just-not-very-brigh-1848835670
Whatever you do, do not use Soapbox for your #fediverse needs.
The creator and maintainer, Alex Gleason, of Soapbox (or Rebased as it was called) is anti-trans and was previously the head of engineering of the Trump-related social network (Truth Social).
He also worked on Poast, which was a social network for neo-nazis and a direct successor to Kiwi Farms.
Steer clear of it.
Mastodon's Founder Says Trump's New Social Network Is Just Mastodon
'Truth Social', which will launch officially later in the year, is seemingly using Mastodon's codebase without credit.Former President Donald Trump’s new social network ’Truth Social’ is seemingly a thinly disguised fork of popular social network codebase Mastodon.
Its terms also say that “all source code” of Truth Social is proprietary. That might run afoul of Mastodon’s own license.#Mastodon #TruthSocial #Trump #thief
“The main thing is that Mastodon is free software, released under the AGPLv3 license, so anyone can use it—provided they comply with the license. The main part of the license is making the source code and any modifications to it available to the public,” Rochko told Motherboard. With Truth Social saying that its code is proprietary “that would be a problem, as that would indicate a license violation,” Rochko added.