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The Diaspora crew came to my company and gave a talk. It was pretty boring actually. They ARE NOT interested in cryptography in the first place. The only crypto going on is SSL. Whoopy-doo-dah.

If they wanted to actually solve a problem they could have tried to make this system pseudonymous, with all social graphs, user data and messages encrypted. Oh well.

Would that it were true that there was no crypto going on in Diaspora, but no:


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