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Re: [ox-en] WikiLeaks and peer production?

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On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 8:28 AM, Tere Vadén <tere.vaden> wrote:

Scott Lash has described (in the Critique of Information and other places)
how the disorganisational nature of hacker communities nurtures or even
necessitates charismatic leadership. Organisational, institutional
leadership would be too rigid and without a foundation; therefore
charismatic leadership is all there is. Maybe we have here another fortunate
side-effect of post-scarcity: like free-riders, narcissistic leaders are not
anymore a problem. They may even be an asset, because they get people

Hmm, this sounds rather like the situation under primitive communism!

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