Default configuration to "Lock account" to manually accept members of the group
In the settings, the default configuration is anyone allowed to follow the account. (settings page)
My expectation for a group is that followers must first be accepted by default.
This is done by setting "Lock account" to true:
Thanks a lot for the work done to make a variation of Mastodon that provides groups features! That may be a great help to make people switch from GAFAM social networks to the Fediverse (I am admin of several groups and want to first duplicate groups before enforcing a complete migration - within one or two years when features will be stabilized).