The hub-bub about Facebook‘s privacy changes has been a focus here and across the Internetz. One dimension to contemplate is whether social networking is a private business or a public utility. Proposed government regulation makes it out to be more of a utility. Recently, a start-up called Diaspora entered the fray promising to make an open source social networking solution to put social networking into the hands of the users. This interesting video tells the tale neatly and cheerfully.