Crabgrass and Clipperz

PROJECTS ON THE MOVE

Article from Issue 118/2010
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Crabgrass sets out to do battle with Facebook and company with a simple approach to founding subversive social networks, and Clipperz manages the passwords you need for them.

The whole Internet has been conquered by Facebook. The whole Internet? No, a small village populated by hardy programmers is still holding out against controlled, “social” networks and fighting to regain privacy. Their secret weapon goes by the name of Crabgrass.

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