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The Diaspora that wasn’t, and the way into the walled gardens.

http://decafbad.net

We need to build communities and software around open protocols. We need to make it so that social networking is a protocol, much like e-mail is a protocol. [...] We need to create critical mass around open standards and protocols.

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Koobface: the cross-platform version

http://blogs.paretologic.com

The Koobface worm makes the news again with a cross-platform version of the Worm. Security firm Intego disclosed the threat for Mac OS X on their blog. The worm uses a Java applet to download the malicious payload. If the user allows the applet to run, Koobface may be able to join the Botnet. The site I’ve tested in the wild will work for Windows, Linux and OS X.

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New Koobface Variant Infects Linux Systems

http://news.softpedia.com

Security researchers warn that a new drive-by download attack is capable of infecting Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems with a new variant of the notorious Koobface worm.

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Open social networking: A look at the Diaspora pre-alpha code

http://mybroadband.co.za

Last week Wednesday the Diaspora team released the source code for their social networking system to the world. The distributed, open source, so-called Facebook competitor released its code to the public recently but there seems to be some misunderstandings about what the release is all about

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Diaspora: The Review

http://deadsuperhero.com

After a few days of experimentation, bug reports, and community interaction, I wrote a review of what I personally think of the Diaspora project.

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Startup Offers Angry FB Users an Alternative

http://www.internetevolution.com

Could some upstart kids from NYU with an open source social networking platform give Facebook a run for its considerable money? You never know.

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FSF developing social networking software

http://www.itwire.com

Social networks are all the rage today and with that in mind, the FSF is driving the creation of social networking software which should provide similar functionality to Facebook with two important differences - privacy and freedom are in the user's hands.

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Mozilla Introduces sudoSocial

http://www.linux-mag.com

With Facebook stomping all over users' privacy, there's been a lot of interest in open source and privacy friendly social network tools. The good news is that Mozilla is getting involved with a new platform called sudoSocial. The bad news is that sudoSocial is very new, and not quite sure what it wants to be when it grows up.

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Peppermint OS: A review

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

What do you get when you combine the flexibility, versatility and ease of maintenance of Ubuntu, the blinding speed and simplicity of LXDE, and a focus on social media and the cloud?

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Hands-on: Ubuntu goes social, gains Me Menu in 10.04 alpha 3

http://arstechnica.com

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, is planning to overhaul the desktop panel and integrate social networking features in Ubuntu 10.04, codenamed Lucid Lynx. One of the key components of this effort is the Me Menu, which shipped in the Lucid alpha 3 last week.

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Identi.ca: How free software can drive a social networking revolution

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Social networking, micro-blogging and other such buzzwords abound across web development these days, and the "public" is a fickle as ever.

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Linux, the Social Desktop

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

This is where an opportunity for Free software lies. Our strength is community. We understand it, we are driven by it, we eat and breath it. We don't need to find financial justifications for trying new things out and we have an entire stack of software (that goes waaaay beyond "stuff I used to do on paper") to play with.

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Top 50+ Social Networking Firefox Add-ons

http://infopirate.org

We have collected a big list of Firefox add-ons that will bring our social networking life into the browser. Here are more than 50 "must have" Firefox tools, toolbars and add-ons for every social networking user.

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Inside Networked Movements: Interview with Jeffrey Juris

http://www.revolutionbythebook.akpress.org

"...Both free software and wikis precisely reflect the kind of collaborative networking ethic that I explore in my book, and it should come as no surprise that so many radical or autonomous activists see their own struggles reflected in the struggle for free software or that so many contemporary activist collectives and projects use wikis- and the decentralized, collaborative editing process these

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Flock 2.0 Has Arrived

http://www.webpronews.com

Flock, the social Web browser built on Mozilla Firefox is now out of beta and can be integrated with the MySpace Data Availability platform.

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