Studying Commons Based Peer Production, ‘an expanding new frontier’

“This is a new frontier and this frontier is expanding in quite an impressive way”, Marco Berlinguer (IGOPnet) opened the roundtable discussion at the first public presentation of the P2Pvalue Project, which took place on the 22nd of January at the CCCB in Barcelona. P2Pvalue Project is a large project developed by a consortium of 6 institutions (University of Surrey, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Stichtung Peer to Peer Alternatives (P2P Foundation), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Università degli Studi di Milano),with more than 20 researchers, developers/hackers and commoners.

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P2Pvalue: starting the project

On October started the European Project P2Pvalue Techno-social platform for sustainable models and value generation in commons-based peer production in the Future Internet,  and on 14 November was held a a kick-off meeting with all the parners in Guildford (UK), in which IGOPnet participates.

P2Pvalue is a project on online collaborative production. This project, funded by the European Commission, integrates academics, hackers and commoners from different European universities and organizations with the aim of developing sustainable models that serve the development of online community platforms based on the generation of value.

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