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Stephen Downes

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So as the entire world is reporting, Bluesky is now open to join without invitations. There's a nice cartoon introducing the network. I'm still waiting to see the federated version, and to see whether it truly is open (as in, any application can join, not just proprietary Bluesky platforms). "Bluesky's launch was very well done," says Ben Werdmuller. "Other open platforms should learn from it." But as Cutts responds, "I imagine the 20 million dollars funding helps with polish and press coverage." Let's not forget, they're going to want to earn that money back, and then some.

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