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Twitter, You’ve Been Served

Dear Birdies, The tweet-powered t-shirt vending machine in the room at Twitter’s shareholder meeting didn’t work at first. A Twitter employee attending to the machine walked me through the three …

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 …