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Submission + - Diaspora* Announces It Is Now A "Community Project" (

History's Coming To writes: Decentralised social network startup Diaspora* announced on their blog today that they will become a "community project" with the intention of making it an entirely community-driven, community-run project.

Whether this is a sign of the project losing impetus, or whether this will provide the push needed to challenge commercially run social networks remains to be seen.

* If you're looking for the footnote there isn't one**, the asterisk is part of the name. Sorry, it's been a point of annoyance on /. before.

** There are two of them, nested.

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Diaspora* Announces It Is Now A "Community Project"

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