Social-p2p -- distributed, privacy-enhanced, user-controlled social networking


About Social-p2p
English (USA)

GNU Social-P2P is a distributed/peer-to-peer, privacy-enhanced, user-controlled social network.

The goals of Social-P2P include:

  • Full user control over their social networking infrastructure

  • Privacy guarantees enforced through strong crypto and integration with pre-existing privacy-enhancing technologies

  • Integration with other free social networking systems (such as OStatus)

  • A diversity of user interfaces, with an aim towards social integration in existing applications

To get involved, check out our Wiki, Gitorious project, and Launchpad project.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Social-p2p Archives.

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