[Duraspace] The economies of openness | Ramblings of a Remote Worker

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 10:52:12 SAST 2014

Interested in looking at something beyond the arguments around licensing I
decided to put my energy into watching law professor Yochai Benkler on
Open-source economics *looks more deeply at the economics driving the
democratization of cultural production.* His argument is that years ago
producers had to be able to raise financial capital to start producing news
content. *There was an industrial knowledge economy but it was market based
or government owned. This requirement has been inverted by the Internet. *

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