‘Wealth of Networks’
Tracks the emerging information-sharing, open-source cooperative sectors of economies in the USA, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and other countries. In this new sharing, cooperative economy, sectors are exchanging information, bartering and using new forms of currency in order to make their money stretch further. The Wealth of Networks balances the older competitive sectors based on money.
Article from The Huffington Post Below, a press release from AOL and The Huffington Post: Acquisition Will Solidify AOL's Strategy of Creating a Premier Content Network With Local, National and International Reach Arianna Huffington To Lead Newly Formed The Huffington Post Media Group Which Will Integrate All Huffington Post and AOL [...]
From the publication of Free Press FCC Chief Revamping $8 Billion Fund Under pressure to expand high-speed Internet access around the country, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will lay out a plan to revamp an antiquated $8 billion program to fund new broadband networks. Eliza Krigman, Politico FCC to Propose Expanding Broadband Service [...]
From the publication of The Economist Group With ambitious targets for both the speed and coverage of next-generation broadband networks, the developed countries of South-east Asia score highest in the Economist Intelligence Unit's government broadband index (gBBi), the first-ever index to assess countries on the basis of government planning, [...]
News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! “Social entrepreneurship is hot and getting hotter as training programs, business plan competitions and idea challenges take off on college campuses,” writes Paul Lamb. But he wonders whether the next generation of social entrepreneurs will really learn from formal training programs, [...]
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Sunlight Foundation Urges Real-Time Lobbying Disclosure to Follow Influence of Special Interests in Washington
New Initiative Marks First Anniversary of Historic Citizens United v. FEC Decision One year ago, the Supreme Court issued its game-changing decision on Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission (FEC), giving corporations the right to make unlimited campaign ads—often without disclosing the donors who funded the ads. Today, to combat such [...]
Yochai Benkler on open source (media) economics Not a new presentation, but this TED performance by Yochai Benkler is still very much worth seeing as an introduction: The twelve basic trends of the p2p economy According to the Symbionomics project, these are the twelve basic trends: (I adapted the titles somewhat and added links) * In [...]
Free Press: FCC Net Neutrality Order a 'Squandered Opportunity' We are deeply disappointed that the chairman chose to ignore the overwhelming public support for real Net Neutrality, instead moving forward with industry-written rules that will for the first time in Internet history allow discrimination online. This proceeding was a squandered [...]
David Samuels, The Atlantic David Samuels begins: "Julian Assange and Pfc Bradley Manning have done a huge public service by making hundreds of thousands of classified US government documents available on WikiLeaks - and, predictably, no one is grateful." READ MORE Click here to read the newsletter.