Piracy, FLOSS, peer production, new models, innovation... a voice at the IGF

Of all the many bytes emerging out of Athens and the IGF, this one made the most sense to me: Piracy creates jobs, but [Free Software and] Open Source and Open Standards create opportunity, create entrepreneurs. And I think that’s the challenge for the

href=“http://www.igfgreece2006.gr”>IGF as well, how to look at it is a public interest forum, the

Internet is a public space, and how can we facilitate maximum sharing, maximum creativity, peer production, new models, innovation.

Anriette Esterhuysen, at the Internet Governance Forum, Athens, November 1, 2006 http://www.intgovforum.org/IGF-Panel2-311006am.txt.

Of all the many bytes emerging out of Athens and the IGF, this one made the most sense to me: Piracy creates jobs, but [Free Software and] Open Source and Open Standards create opportunity, create entrepreneurs. And I think that’s the challenge for the

href=“http://www.igfgreece2006.gr”>IGF as well, how to look at it is a public interest forum, the

Internet is a public space, and how can we facilitate maximum sharing, maximum creativity, peer production, new models, innovation.

Anriette Esterhuysen, at the Internet Governance Forum, Athens, November 1, 2006 http://www.intgovforum.org/IGF-Panel2-311006am.txt.


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