TL;DR: No tolerance for hate. No cops, nationalists, surveillance contractors, etc. We federate with all friendly instances and typically take Dzuk's advice on silencing/suspending instances.
The following guidelines are not a legal document, and final interpretation is up to the administration of rva.party; they are here to provide you with an insight into our content moderation policies:
The following types of content will be removed from the public timeline:
- For-profit advertising
- Untagged nudity, pornography and sexually explicit content, including artistic depictions
- Untagged gore and violence, including artistic depictions
The following types of content will be removed from the public timeline, and may result in account suspension and revocation of access to the service:
- Hate speech, including racism, sexism, etc., or advocation thereof
- Discrimination against gender and sexual minorities, or advocation thereof
The following types of content are explicitly disallowed and will result in revocation of access to the service:
- Sexual depictions of children
- Fascism/nationalism, xenophobia, etc. or advocation thereof
- Holocaust denial
Any conduct intended to stalk or harass other users, or to impede other users from utilizing the service, or to degrade the performance of the service, or to harass other users, or to incite other users to perform any of the aforementioned actions, is also disallowed, and subject to punishment up to and including revocation of access to the service. This includes, but is not limited to, the following behaviors:
This naturally precludes those who work in certain occupations from using the service, namely:
- Continuing to engage in conversation with a user that has specifically has requested for said engagement with that user to cease and desist may be considered harassment, regardless of platform-specific privacy tools employed.
- Aggregating, posting, and/or disseminating a person's demographic, personal, or private data without express permission (informally called doxing or dropping dox) may be considered harassment.
- Inciting users to engage another user in continued interaction or discussion after a user has requested for said engagement with that user to cease and desist (informally called brigading or dogpiling) may be considered harassment.
- Spies and spying contractors
- Officials involved in planning and carrying out corporate or government surveillance
These provisions notwithstanding, the administration of the service reserves the right to revoke any user's access permissions, at any time, for any reason, except as limited by law.