For some unknown reason Newsvine doesn't want this content to seed so here it is as an article. No it is not the homepage of a blog, just random snafu that seems particularly fickle with certain content topics. To be true to the spirit of original content in articles I can add that the censorship tools that result from the Beta are more effective than the outdated tracker for current content! If it were left to the system this would never be available but thanks to dedicated developers alternatives to corporate owned and manipulated sites are springing up everywhere and soon their mucking in the Internet will have those of us who are paying attention traveling on a Darknet!
Lorea means “flower” in Euskera and uses the metaphor of seeds to refer to each ones of its networks’ planted in an experimental field federated “.
The project stems from an informal group of people concerned about security and privacy on the social web, providing from the field of free software and technological activism. It was launched during the 2009 Hackmeeting, the annual gathering of hackers in the Spanish State. There two social networks Digital Free Art and N-1 converged and decided to join forces to develop further social free, secure, federated and self-managed social networks.
1ACT! 2012 is an action derivatived from the Barcelona Consensus performed by an active citizenship, GLOBAL, simultaneously and with an effective PARTICULAR result looking for social, political, economic palpable transformation. For this purpose different organizations / networks / groups have supported as ACT! 2012 Lorea and another movement (Ekta Parishad). The Nova-organization Social Innovation (driving Consensus Barcelona) has awarded 4,000 Euros each organization to carry out its actions. Thanks to the support you gave us the Lorea community have used this incentive to free programmers who developed the project. Also with ACT!, During days 27 to 2 September, we held a Hacktahon Lorea to outline the development of assemblies, modules, feedback and suggestions and work together on migration.
2 N-1.cc, Cooperativa.ecoxarxes.cat and Enekenbat.cc are already migrated, rest will follow soon