And while earlier I was,
"Nooo, don't log my movements I don't want to be traaacked",
now I'm thinking it's just as important to give the author power to know what happens online. And it's not as if it's hidden knowledge, because everyone had their own logs. It's just another method of doing private but connected.
And IMO way better than the current fediverse attitude of "default open everything".
Yes, Mastodon gives options, but the way they're built inhibit community growth.