The peer-to-peer revolution

Michel Bauwens

Modified 29 Jan 2008, 10:21 am

As our world is becoming more and more networked, distributed networks are becoming the norm for the design of technologies and social organisations, and a new type of human relationship is arising with it: peer to peer.

This new mode of relating to each other, which results in new social processes such as peer production, peer governance, and new modes of 'peer property' has significant impact on development and innovation policies. Here's why.

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