@sex seems to me its politically motivated and anyone that doesnt suck up to them gets blocked. This is why im upset our instance isn't on the list! We defiantly dont agree with the children who run it!
@Supes People left AOL because the 'dangerous' Internet was much more exciting and interesting. These heavily filtered bubbles will suffer a similar faith AOL did.
More interestingly, lists like this can be used to find and amplify those they seek to block. Simply by following some of those listed you pull their content to your instance and Local timeline for better discovery by others.
I've been thinking about creating an alt account. Now I have a nice list of where to go to create one.
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