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Can BuddyPress Break Down the Garden Walls?

Obviously, it makes more sense to implement a social network on your organization's own web site rather than sending users off to Facebook or MySpace -- but does it still make sense if users have to re-create their relationship networks on each new SN they visit?  A new project from Automattic - who run Wordpress.com and have a ton of experience leveraging the power of "the hive mind" - appear to have an ace up their sleeve that could address the problem. Will BuddyPress give organizations the social networking tools they need while mitigating the "walled garden" effect?