As I think about eventually inviting people to join me on this server, I've been considering the security/privacy implications of being a random person who invites some friends to join a server you control or even physically own.
And also, some issues inherent to federated models
In some ways it's a lot thornier than the security issues on big corporate platforms
shout out to schlaugh, a small private social blogging platform run by friend of mine which as far as I know has always had end to end encryption on DMs.
It's very strange to me that Mastodon DMs are still currently stored as plain text.
labyrinth.social is a small invite-only private Hometown server for friends of Tom Dickinson.