Paid LJ users can add my new blog as a friend. markpasc set up a RSS channel at http://livejournal.com/users/xpollen/ that will mirror all my posts to my new blog. Now I just need to add the RSS feed for my friends page (if it exists) to my Radio Userland aggregator and I will continue to have the same circle of friends in my new technological wrapper.
The software shouldn’t matter so much. It shouldn’t be so political. Migrating should be easy. Data wants to be free (to move).