Here's one of those questions. In the wake of GoingOn and PeopleAggregator would it be possible to build a social networking site or a community news/group blog site entirely by mashing up other people's web 2.0 services? Take Blogger, Google Calendar, Yahoogroups, GMail, Google Maps, Craigslist, Ebay, Amazon,, Digg, MySpace and tie it all together with a User account management and content aggregation system. Don't even try to write any real functionality, just piggyback on other people's.

I suspect the missing piece to make this possible is single signon applied to mashups. Which then relates to authentication in web services. Something that really hasn't been dealt with yet.

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