Distributed Social Networks digest – august 2012

Summer news for DSNs:

  • Tent is a new protocol for distributed social networks à la Newebe.
  • SàT has finally a real website!
  • Sneer is a DSN you run on your desktop focused on file sharing.
  • They introduce the concept of sovereign computing (sharing data and hardware).
  • App.net is  a social network where you pay to register, so they don’t need to sell your data.
  • By the way, the author has some doubts about federated social networks.
  • Diaspora launched a weird new project.
  • Jappix project has a new website.

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