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Media and Internet

The Internet offers an unparalleled opportunity for generating and expanding the commons in many ways. The mass media, often relying on free use of the airwaves, is a powerful public resource that too often represents the views of a narrow strata of society. Thinking of communications itself as a commons opens up broad new possibilities for sharing of information and insight.

February 18, 2008

Wendy Seltzer

February 18, 2008

Andrew Jay Schwartzman

February 18, 2008

Bruce Perens

February 18, 2008

Eben Moglen

February 8, 2008

Renda Morton

November 30, 2007

A Bright Outlook for the Muni Wi-Fi Commons

Wi-fi is alive and well, as cities continue their efforts to give _internet to the people_.
November 21, 2007

The Brave Struggles of a Scholar/Activist

Bob McChesney's vision of more democratic media.
We Can Turn the Ad Temperature Down
September 5, 2007

We Can Turn the Ad Temperature Down

As advertising runs amok in the media, now is the time to say that excessive commercials are a form of obscenity.
June 12, 2007

Ubuntu Helps Take Linux Global

Ubuntu, a new computer operating system, can make open-source more practical. Michael Dll and the French Parliament already use it.
June 8, 2007

The Presidential Debates Have Been Liberated

Footage of presidential debates now available to all.