Free Speech according to the idea of mostly left-wing oriented operators of Mastodon instances means to permanently exclude at least 500 instances worldwide from the federation because of "wrong opinions".
It took me more than a week of intensive research to find the part of Fediverse that was locked out by the Federation.
Mastodon, contrary to all praise, is degenerating into an even more censored platform than Twitter and Facebook combined.
My instance is on the list... Quite an honor.
I have been operating ~18 months, and have had 3 reports. And they got the reply; "If you think the posts break the law, then please contact the authorities alternatively raise a civil suit against the user."
The speech-sensitive snowflakes were;
Experimental Mastodon server running on Subutai.