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  • @goji
    19 months ago

    Yep. Expecting a lot of bot comments on bot reposts that are just copied portions of top comments on previous versions of that repost.

    It had gotten to the point where I didn’t feel confident upvoting much at all anymore, because so many posts were automated content, and worse, more and more comments were just bots stealing contributions made elsewhere (or even further down in the same post) by actual people.

    It’s only going to get worse now.

    I really hope the fediverse is able to do something to safeguard against all that. Because if it’s not already testing the locks, it’s coming.