Follow is one of the largest instances of Mastodon, but it is quite outdated (insecure) and recently I get many follow requests from different accounts with always the same avatar pic (probably spammers).

What do you think about Pawoo? For me it seems like a candidate to block...

@ij On my Friendica instance I blocked them because of the massive unrelated contact requests when they opened up. Some of their users (Japanese only postings and profile) were on "contact shopping trip" back then, subscribing to every profile they could find.

@bavatar - I blocked them on Friendica as well.

Nonetheless I think it would be good to also check against outdated versions of $software and exclude them from federation.

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