Default to safe, private and secure

I get at this point between 5-10 Discord DMs a day. 100% of those DMs are scams having to do with NFTs, tokens or DAO governance. This happens partly because I regularly join new Discord servers.

People regularily get scammed through this channel and the total amount of value lost sounds ridiculous.

To avoid getting spammed/scammed, you can toggle a switch in each-individual-server-that-you-join's privacy settings. The label reads: "Allow direct messages from server members".

This option is turned on by default.

Discord PMs probably had to make a trade-off between usability and security. I'm not sure. But you can't avoid this decision. You always have to pick a default setting.

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