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RE: The tragedy of the commons

If you can get a copy of it:

"Public Assets, Private Profits:  Reclaiming the 
American Commons in an Age of Market Enclosure"; 
David Bollier, New American Foundation, Washington DC.

Can't agree with all of it but it is stimulating 
reading.  It is hard to figure out if the WWW 
is a commons or an enclosure of the Internet.

Did a commons exist before Bolt Beranek and 
Newman invented the Internet?  Perhaps the rush 
to put all information on it to meet the crazy 
statements that any idea without a URL no longer 
existed was the greatest sucker response of all 
time.  Is it possible that the ground is common 
but the grass is private?   Who reseeds the commons?


Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h