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Re: Snackis - towards a secure & distributed social network

From: Vijay Lakshminarayanan
Subject: Re: Snackis - towards a secure & distributed social network
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:33:54 -0700

I think GNU Social is the FSF's recommended way

On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 10:08 PM, Andreas Wild
<> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I had a kind of epiphany some time back, around the same time that I quit
> Facebook for the second time in disgust. The general idea is implement an
> open, distributed and secure alternative to some of the services that FB
> offers; without getting caught in the trap of replicating the existing mess
> but different for profit. Distributed as in no data on the server, plain old
> email is used as transport. And secure as in all data encrypted (using
> libsodium) and stored locally. I haven't had much luck in finding people who
> are motivated enough yet, but then I remembered a talk by RMS that I went to
> back in the days and how it helped get me started down this path. The
> software is implemented in C++ with a GTK+ UI and comes licensed under
> GPLv3, you may find it here:
> Please let me know if you have any questions or ideas, or if I'm posting
> this in the wrong place.
> Be well,
> Andreas
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