At this point in #Mastodon's public life, it is already clear that newbies in the #fediverse wants to create a #Diaspora-like walled-garden instead of federating with the larger #OStatus network.
Disconnecting from the federation or banning instances is not the solution to a problem. #GNUsocial #Friendica and #Hubzilla addressed these properly. Mastodon users should learn from their "elders".
Network federation isn't new. Let's be humble, shall we?