Let's Deep-Six Facebook and Do Open Source Social Networking Instead - Con: Steven Bristol

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Steven Bristol is a partner and "chief nerd" at Less Everything, a company that focuses on building easy-to-use Ruby on Rail Web apps. The company created LovdbyLess, a free open source social network platform, after getting requests from customers. Users download a copy and are responsible for installing and maintaining the software and their own database of members. Bristol will offer his own arguments in this LinuxInsider debate series exploring the potential of open source to answer the privacy questions surrounding major soc (General)