Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th May 2010 22:17 UTC, submitted by cmoraes
Internet & Networking "A few months back, four geeky college students, living on pizza in a computer lab downtown on Mercer Street, decided to build a social network that wouldn't force people to surrender their privacy to a big business. It would take three or four months to write the code, and they would need a few thousand dollars each to live on. They gave themselves 39 days to raise $10,000, using an online site, Kickstarter, that helps creative people find support." They call the project Diaspora and have managed to raise $100K in just 20 days.
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RE[7]: Euh
by frood on Sat 15th May 2010 10:23 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Euh"
frood
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Yup. Just as in real life.

Do you need a privacy policy in real life?


It's not quite as simple as that. If a friend fills in some dumb quiz, whoever owns the application can pull off all the information it wants from the players profile, and all his friends too. A lot of people don't realise this.

I agree with you that you should just not put any information on there you are not comfortable sharing. The only winning move is not to play.

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