January 15, 2004

P2P: a Yin and Yang of Cultural Revolution

Miriam Rainsford responds with P2P: Revolution or Evolution to Siva Vaidhyanathan’s series of essays on openDemocracy.net.

She says:

Essentially they agree over P2P generally, but at a closer level of abstraction, they disagree on terminology and effect. She believes P2P is a quieter, more subtle affair, that "will play a crucial role in the evolution of the next major world culture." Read them both for their interesting discussion.

Posted by Mary Hodder at January 15, 2004 07:03 PM | TrackBack

p2p seems highly constructive... people are building their musical collections, experiencing new things, getting cultural input (disregarding taking away the ability for Lars Ulrich to install the gold-plated floating bar in his pool). Anarchy is definitely not constructive...

Posted by: joe at January 16, 2004 11:01 AM


Posted by: john at January 2, 2005 01:27 AM