Kakapos are a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrots.
Kakapo is also a privacy-centric social network. Some people would say that's a contradiction in terms, but we think we can make it work.
Kakapo is a little different from other social networks: we don't profit from your information. In fact, we've designed Kakapo to make it impossible for us to profit from your information, even if we wanted to. We have no interest in being part of the surveillance economy.
There are three main ways that Kakapo preserves your privacy:
First, everything you share on the Kakapo network is encrypted on your device before it gets sent to our servers, and only the people that you share with are able to decrypt it. This means we can't see what you're sharing, which means that we can't mine it for valuable personal information, assemble a vast facial recognition database, or share it with "advertising partners".
Second, we only know you by a random 36-character series of letters and numbers called a globally unique identifier and we only log your IP address for the last minute or so of your activity (to help guard against abuse of the Kakapo network). So we can't tie your Kakapo identity to your real-world or online identities.
Finally, your social graph is stored on your device, not on our servers. We aren't interested in knowing who is connected to whom. When somebody shares something on the Kakapo network, we do have to store who it is shared by and with, but all we really know is that the user with ID "f8d2a8c5-ffec-426a-a587-301b86af769e" shared something with the user with ID "df15959f-2cc3-4917-89ef-50f6c5a23d0a".
Adeona is currently only available for Android devices.
Kakapo is in closed beta testing. If you're interested in trying Kakapo out and providing some feedback, please send email to email@example.com and we'll get you set up.
Servers and bandwidth cost money. Your donation helps defray the cost of keeping Kakapo running and funds further development. Thank you very much, your support is appreciated.
Donate Bitcoin: 1F1BxoLZyHzWDeYvLv3PxKun7gZqfyRmtn
To donate using PayPal, select the amount from the form below and click the donate button. You will be taken to PayPal's web site to complete the process.