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Designing for resource sharing

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Michel Bauwens
5th February 2010

The absolutely essential understanding to be absorbed here is that commons management is not primarily a technical problem but a social one and that the key ingredient in the solution is information transparency.

Paul Hartzog (with Sam Rose and Richard C. Adler) just published an interesting little primer on resource sharing and commons-based management principles, at the Forward Foundation, one of our preferred partner organisations.

Read the full article here.


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