Physorg.com reports that Scottish computer science student Benjamin Birt is well on the way to creating a social network that not only respects users privacy, it protects it. Benjamin is a student at the University of Saint Andrew. He set up a prototype of the network there, and proved that Peerbook works. The security provisions were "robustly tested, although the article doesn't say just how. That testing puts him ahead of other proposed privacy respecting social networks.