@ChrisWere Personally, I've never had any illusion about our "glorious anti-abuse features". My expectations are just generally low, that's how I roll, and that's how I think the world is still awesome.
And the Fediverse is still great piece of tech that does a lot of good, in more ways that you'd expect. It just doesn't dork in the way you do expect. Nothing does, and it's important to be prepared for it.
As for anti-abuse features, here's some thoughts on it: