The Illusion of the Net Democracy


Thu, Feb 26th, 2009 07:13 by capnasty NEWS

''The hype surrounding Web 2.0?s ability to democratise content production obscures its centralisation of ownership and the means of sharing. Dmytri Kleiner & Brian Wyrick expose Web 2.0 as a venture capitalist?s paradise where investors pocket the value produced by unpaid users, ride on the technical innovations of the free software movement and kill off the decentralising potential of peer-to-peer production''.



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