Deleting the Brainstorm tribe: "I have been pondering deleting the Brainstorm tribe over the past few weeks. I spend a lot more of my time on the Gold Star tribe, and they drive new development a lot better than this tribe."
Gold Star Club: Tribe for Premium Subscribers of tribe net. Questions pertaining to memberships can be posted
"Tribe was one of the early SNs to support and produce FOAF. The founders left. An aggregator appeared that read that data and republished it. Tribe members got upset about their data appearing elsewhere on the web. The Tribe developers decided to deal with the storm by simply removing the code."
Voidstar - Tribe.net Drop FOAF