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AnyShare for IoO

In support of our platform co-op friends AnyShare, and to allow them to support us, I’ve set up an AnyShare instance for The Internet of Ownership. AnyShare, if you haven’t …

Reciproka: Facilitating Open Cooperativism

Cross-posted with the P2P Foundation blog David Bollier and I (see David’s post from yesterday) had the pleasure of meeting Janosch Sbeih and Jérôme Birolini (“The Reciprokans”) at the Open 2017: …

After You #DeleteUber, Get a Co-op

Uber’s recent “strikebreaking” during New York protests against Trump’s anti-immigrant policies is nothing new. It’s only the latest feat of bad behavior for a company whose business model is built …

Prospectus: IoOCloud, a Cloud-Services Cooperative

Many internet users currently rely on highly centralized, corporate-controlled cloud tools for daily needs such as email, calendars, contact management, file-sharing, collaborative editing, social media, and more. These tools, provided …

Forget Twitter, Let’s Buy Medium

by Robert Benjamin (@coopkungfu) In recent months, people around the world have been calling for Twitter to sell to its users. This was sparked in large part by the reoccurring …

Reading Elinor Ostrom in Silicon Valley

by Six Slberman Originally published at wtf.tw This talk is loosely based on a paper that was published in the “design fictions” track of the proceedings of the 2016 Association …