Re: [ox-en] WikiLeaks and peer production?
- From: Stefan Meretz <stefan meretz.de>
- Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 21:38:50 +0100
On 2011-02-07 17:57, Stefan Merten wrote:
I wonder whether it is possible to draw a connection between
WikiLeaks and peer production as we understand it here.
At first glance there seems to be hardly a connection. But may be
some of you have other ideas?
In my view *Leaks _is_ peer-production: They produce transparency of
governmental or private secrets, they act in peer mode, they are fed by
contributions and not by exchange, selbstentfaltung (self-directed
passion) is the individual driver.
One might say that *Leaks is only operating in reaction to the old
system, however, from a more general point of view *Leaks is offering an
information distribution infrastructure which may play a role in a free
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