Looking to maybe self host my own instance, I’m still learning about the fediverse. If a different instance that I federate with hosts something illegal are there risks to me? Is anything from other instances hosted on my server like a copy of it? Or would I only end up hosting things my users post? I’m paranoid and sorry if this is a silly question.

  • Lodion 🇦🇺
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    31 year ago

    Nope… thats what I’m talking about… image posts to remote communities, with the images being sourced from my instance. Like I said, next time I spot it I’ll dig into it further.

    What software is your instance running?

    • frozen
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      11 year ago

      You can see in this image that the meme I’m currently looking at is hosted on lemmy.world even though I’m on my own Lemmy instance.

    • @SJ_Zero@lemmy.fbxl.net
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      11 year ago

      I’m on Lemmy 0.18.0 right now. I host a number of other kinds of software too, I’ve been all-in on the fediverse for a few years.