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P2PValue Project


We are delighted to announce the kickoff of the P2PValue Project in which the P2P Foundation will be collaborating for the next three years.

Here is the project outline:

Commons-based peer production (CBPP) is a new and increasingly significant model of social innovation based on collaborative production by citizens through the Internet. This project will foster the CBPP phenomenon by providing a techno-social software platform…

Added by Chris Pinchen on October 11, 2013 at 11:17 — No Comments

when the economy becomes collaborative

The P2P Foundation is pleased to repost below the official post from Orange announcing "The report "Synthetic overview of the collaborative economy", coproduced by Orange Labs and the P2P Foundation".

During this month we will be serialising the report here, or you can download it immediately!



Added by Chris Pinchen on October 24, 2012 at 9:31 — No Comments

ExploitHub launchs 'Charities and Causes Program', the P2P Foundation is part of it

ExploitHub Authors Can Now Split Their Payouts with Selected Charities.

ExploitHub, the first legitimate marketplace for validated, non-zero-day exploits, announced today the introduction of the ExploitHub Charities and Causes Program. This program allows Authors that submit exploits and other products to the ExploitHub market to split their revenue with selected charities.

Three initial charities may now receive donations via the ExploitHub revenue split mechanism as of…


Added by Chris Pinchen on April 20, 2012 at 10:37 — No Comments

Building Digital Commons – Barcelona, 29-30 October 2011

Registration now open – register here

On & Off Welcome!!!! Benvinguts i benvingudes!!!…


Added by Chris Pinchen on October 10, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments

RespectMyNet: Name and Shame Operators' Attempts to Control the Net

La Quadrature du Net - For immediate release

Permanent link: http://www.laquadrature.net/en/respectmynet-name-and-shame-operators-attempts-to-control-the-net

RespectMyNet: Name and Shame Operators' Attempts to Control the Net

*** Paris, September 22nd, 2011 —Civil society groups today launched an online platform to help…


Added by Chris Pinchen on September 26, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Digital AlterNatives with a Cause?

Hivos (The Hague) and The Centre for Internet and Society (Bangalore) consolidate their 3 year knowledge inquiry into the field of youth, technology and change in the 4 book collective "Digital AlterNatives with a cause?". This collaboratively produced collective, edited by Nishant Shah and Fieke Jansen,asks critical and pertinent questions about theory and practice around 'digital revolutions' in a post MENA (Middle East - North Africa) world. It works with multiple vocabularies and…


Added by Chris Pinchen on September 18, 2011 at 20:38 — No Comments

Update on Campaign for Commons Literacy

Via George Por:


The Campaign for Commons Literacy is definitely progressing although not as rapidly as we would like it. So far the http://www.indiegogo.com/CommonsCampaign page with our video got 2935 page views; we have 14 crowdfunders who donated a total of $946; our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/SchoolOfCommoning attracted 144…


Added by Chris Pinchen on September 2, 2011 at 6:17 — No Comments

Societing Summer School 2nd Edition Social Movements and Social Innovation in the Mediterranean.

Societing Summer School2nd Edition Social Movements and Social Innovation in the Mediterranean. In many ways, the Mediterranean has been in the shadow of the history of 20th century. But now it emerges anew. The uprisings in Tunisia, Libya and Egypt surprised everyone with the vigor and energy. They might very well spread to Greece, Italy and Spain.

At any rate…


Added by Chris Pinchen on June 12, 2011 at 7:00 — No Comments

P2P Foundation wins Ars Electronica award for Choke Point Project

We are very pleased to announce that our Choke Point Project has been selected as 2011 winner of [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant as part of the …


Added by Chris Pinchen on May 30, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Goals of the ChokePoint Project

ChokePoint Project

This project is meant for people curious about transparency and control of the networking technologies, their use and abuse by nation states and corporations leading towards new tool sets being produced to distribute connectivity beyond traditional powers. Telephony and the Internet have had a huge impact on society,…


Added by Chris Pinchen on April 21, 2011 at 8:04 — No Comments

Saskia Sassen - "city civic movements in a global world" Today!

Saskia Sassen will be in Lisbon for an evening conference on 'city civic movements in a global world' at the presentation of the 'GLOBAL CITY 2.0' NETWORK (…

Added by Chris Pinchen on April 18, 2011 at 7:05 — No Comments

Citilab Model?

Citilab is an open question and, therefore, there are as many different answers as there are people who form a part of this project. All those who recently attended the CCCB (Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture) so that the illustrious Ramon Sangüesa, director of Innovation at Citilab, could explain to us what sort of project it is, and what it can contribute as a cultural model, certainly the thing that nobody expected was for a man of more than 90 summers, (the eldest “citilaber“) to… Continue

Added by Chris Pinchen on October 8, 2009 at 20:13 — No Comments

InnovaCamp Mediterrane@

InnovaCamp Mediterrane@ is a BarCamp to explore innovation, especially within the Mediterranean region. It is a participatory space where the atendees share experiences, ideas & networking and will take place in Citilab-Cornellà, Barcelona from 22-24th of May. The event is free and everybody is welcome to attend and participate.

You can present your project at InnovaCamp in many… Continue

Added by Chris Pinchen on May 4, 2009 at 16:13 — No Comments

Interview with Derrick de Kerckhove

Derrick de Kerckhove, Director of the McLuhan Program of Culture and Technology in the University of Toronto was recently interviewd at Citilab- Cornellà - watch the interview here, read the transcript: English,… Continue

Added by Chris Pinchen on March 17, 2009 at 10:08 — 1 Comment

Podcast interview with Michel Bauwens

I met Michel Bauwens at UrbanLabs which took place at Citilab in Cornellà, Barcelona. He kindly agreed to record an interview for the PodCamp Barcelona Podcast, but due to his hectic schedule it was impossible to do until recently. I finally caught up with Michel when he was in Amsterdam and we recorded this conversation over… Continue

Added by Chris Pinchen on January 16, 2009 at 19:05 — No Comments



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