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
** There are two of them, nested."
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