What is niu.moe?

Welcome to your niu world ! We are a cute and loving international community O(≧▽≦)O !
We are a moderated instance, that aren't supporting harassment nor hateful speech, so what set us apart? Well, unlike many instances like us, we won't prevent you to interact with instances that aren't respecting our rules.
The main language used here is English, but for most of us this isn't our main language, so it's a great place to learn!

Topics you might find here

Here, we are open to any subjects, but the main ones are:
Fictions / Animes / Mangas / Comics
Gaming / e-Sport / Retro / Speedrun
Programming / Security / IT stuffs
Sometime politics / World events
Pictures and story from around the world <3

Home to 2,432 users
Who authored 529,603 statuses
Connected to 2,239 other instances

Rules (In rewrite !!!)

Attachments rules

  • You can upload content found on the net, just be sure to credit the author.
    • If this is a picture found on an imageboard, sometime credits aren't even here, so a least put a link to the imageboard page
  • You can't upload anything illegal.
    • Sexual depiction of children (drawings/photography) is not allowed on this instance and is illegal.
    • Same rule if this is your body, you have to be 18 years old or more to post sexually implying pictures of yourself, no exceptions.
    • Drawing of Loli / Underage-looking character is okayish, as long as they aren't doing lewd stuff.
  • You have to hide NSFW pictures using the button.
    • In addition to the hide, you have to put pornographics pictures on, at least, Unlisted privacy level.

Conduct rules

  • We follow the Humans Rights (EN/FR/JP).
  • Don't upload anything illegal / you haven't rights on it, if anything illegal came from here, contact a member of the staff or use the report button.
  • While we are allowing a lot things, we won't support hateful speech or harassment on this instance, so if you want to be rude agaisn't catboys / lgbt++ / group of people loving ice creams, we suggest you to find another place
  • If you post NSFW content, use the Content Warning with the tag #NSFW :

    And if this is hard porn (slime everywhere / genitals / blabla, you are smart enough to understand) put the visibilty to, at least, Unlisted :
  • We don't ban/block other instance, you can mute/block instance strangers you don't like.
  • Before clicking the report button, keep in mind that we will take action only agains't "bad" things coming from our instance (niu.moe), and not from others instances.

The instance

This little beast have the following specs :
Intel I7 4790K
32 GB of RAM.
Hosted in France, in OVH's Graveline Datacenter.
Debian 9 under the hood.
OVH's Anti-DDoS to protect us.
Good uptime
Strong server security, very good HTTPS.
Hourly Backups !

The thinking entities behind

Hoi, this is me, Technowix, IT student at 42 Paris, more info on my profile !
I'm also helped by Thog and Pasty, they do my work if I'm not around .
If you want to help me fund the instance, this is a link to my liberapay page. I detail everything about the fees.
But still, future or actual niu.moe resident, you rock ~ \(∩_∩ )

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