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Open Source Microblogging

Evan Prodromou (StatusNet Inc)
Emerging Topics
Location: D138
Average rating: *****
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Identi.ca is an open source microblogging platform built to embrace open standards. It’s a Twitter you can fix.

Identi.ca is an Open Network Service. Its main goal is to provide a fair and transparent service that preserves users’ autonomy. In particular, all the software used for Identi.ca is Free Software, and all the data is available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license, making it Open Data.

The software also implements the OpenMicroBlogging protocol, meaning that you can have friends on other microblogging services that can receive your notices.

Hear Identi.ca’s story from its creator and find out how Identi.ca changed the microblogging game overnight.

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Evan Prodromou

StatusNet Inc

Evan is the founder and CTO of StatusNet Inc and lead developer of StatusNet, the Open Source social networking software. He also chairs the W3C group for federated social web technologies. Originally from San Francisco, he now lives and works in Montreal.

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