I was introduced to this idea of open source social networking at the Humanities and Social Sciences Congress at the University of Victoria. I haven’t had a chance to digest the idea fully but it is a promising response to the commercial ecosystem. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a background paper on the subject: An Introduction to the Federated Social Network | Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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