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No, You Won't See Me on Facebook, Google Plus, nor Skype

http://ebb.org

Bradley M. Kuhn writes about the temptations of such proprietary web service social networks and about peer pressure. Even many people who are considered free software advocates use them. But that is digging ground from under our collective feet. Just say no.

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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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EFF Sues Feds Over Social Network Surveillance

http://www.internetnews.com

Has the federal government overreached in tapping social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter to investigate possible criminal activity? The non-profit civil liberties' group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) doesn't know, but it's filed suit to find out the scope of the government's investigations.

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Free Software: A New Refactoring For Me!

http://seanrtilley.blogspot.com

Sean Tilley, a typical teenager just about to graduate high school, describes his personal plan on supporting Free Software as much as he possibly can. He's leaving proprietary social networks, making his laptop compatible with gNewSense, and other things.

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Hackers create their own social network

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

Hackers now have their own social network, backed by GnuCitizen, a high-profile "ethical hacking" group.

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