I sort of recall that Mastodon has (or had? - I don't know because I don't use Mastodon) a toggle to allow/deny Eunomia data collection and would like to know exactly what this action does behind the scenes, so that I can opt out my fediverse software at a project level. Does anybody have the technical details? I can't come up with a search query that will retrieve that info.
I think it's actually the search engine setting but there actually was the word 'Eunomia' attached to some toggle on the settings pages at one time. It may have been removed until this service goes live - or since Eugen was given a lot of money by these folks, he may have made it difficult or impossible to turn off in Mastodon. Hard to say.

No big deal, but if they're going to make such a big deal about this service being opt-in, they should make this information a little easier to find. Providing a suitably configured robots.txt (or the equivalent http-meta) is called opt-out.  Opt-in means you don't get to do your thing on my data unless I explicitly approve it - and all I want to know is how to accomplish this. Guess I'll have to keep looking.
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"Mastodon allows users to opt-in or opt-out of discoverability features like the profile directory. This flag may also be used as an indicator of the user's preferences toward being included in external discovery services, such as search engines or other indexing tools".

Interesting. This setting or "flag" directly contradicts another Mastodon setting "Opt-out of search engine indexing". 🤔 I have one on, one off. L - logic.

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