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Diaspora still trying to reinvent social networks with open source

Sep 07, 2011, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rebecca Baker)

"Unlike Facebook and Google+, company-run businesses which aim to get as much data from you as they possibly can, the guys behind Diaspora take a completely different view:

"'With Diaspora you decide what you'd like to share, and with whom. You retain full ownership of all your information, including friend lists, messages, photos, and profile details. You own your pictures, and you shouldn't have to give that up just to share them. You maintain ownership of everything you share on Diaspora, giving you full control over how it's distributed.'

"Everything you share continues to belong to you, completely."

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