The point is exactly this. Privacy is a human right but times have changed and the core has shifted and continues to shift to business aspects. We must keep our guard up to preserve our privacy. Let's not demonize resources but pay attention to the ones we use.
Privacy at our age, is a human right.
Objectively: Protecting your privacy = protecting your identity from spyings like Google and Microsoft.
This instance is open. We invite to respect the code of conduct. According to what we read here https://docs.joinmastodon.org: Similar to how blogging is the act of publishing updates to a website, microblogging is the act of publishing small updates to a stream of updates on your profile. You can publish text posts and optionally attach media such as pictures, audio, video, or polls. Mastodon lets you follow friends and discover new ones.