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Server rules

Below is a summary of rules you need to follow if you want to have an account on this server of Mastodon:

  1. Be courteous, respectful, and understanding in interactions with fellow users.
  2. No racism, sexism, ableism, religious-based hate, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, or classism.
  3. No incitement of violence or promotion of violent or white supremecist ideologies.
  4. No harassment, intimidation, or other abuse of other users.
  5. No spam.
  6. No intentionally false or misleading information, including unfounded or disproved conspiracy theories.
  7. No libelous or slanderous posts about users and nonusers.
  8. H-Net reserves the right to suspend, block, or remove accounts that do not abide by our rules of engagement, including harassment of other users.
  9. H-Net Network Accounts - If you are joining the instance on behalf of an H-Net network, your account name must follow the naming format “@H_NETWORKNAME@h-net.social”
h-net.social is a Mastodon community hosted by H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online. We hope to build a community of humanities and social science scholars committed to civil discourse and academic best practices.
H-Net's Mastodon instance will always be free and open for users.
As the server grows, however, so will our technological needs and associated costs. We are a 501(c)(3) academic non-profit, so we do appreciate support from those who benefit from our services.
You can make a tax-deductible contribution to support the server here: