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Jean Lievens's Blog – January 2012 Archive (2)

Bauwens: "P2P is for the 21st century, what socialism was for the 19th and 20th century"

I took the liberty to translate an interview with Michel Bauwens, by Anne-Sophie Novel (published first in French on Greensiders).  

"Peer-to-peer", often abbreviated P2P, allows for example to exchange music files or movies on the Internet. Napster, eDonkey, eMule, Kazaa or more recently Spotify ... P2P systems are prominent examples of P2P.…


Added by Jean Lievens on January 22, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments

Peer-to-Peer and Marxism: analogies and differences

Last month I was in London where I  attended a lecture by Michel Bauwens on peer-to-peer dynamics. I wrote an article in Dutch for ‘De Wereld Morgen’. Fortunaletly, there is a edited version of the lecture on vimeo.…


Added by Jean Lievens on January 3, 2012 at 8:30 — 17 Comments



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