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Digital commons, the political, and social change: Towards an integrated strategy of counter-hegemony furthering the commons


At the dawn of the new millennium, certain theories of digital commons and peer production – or ‘commons-based peer production’ (Bauwens, 2005a, 2005b, 2009; Benkler, 2006, 2011; Benkler and Nissenbaum, 2006; Bollier, 2008) – made the case that new digital technologies are capable of eliciting structural social change, which would profoundly reshape the dominant modalities of social organization in the economy, culture and politics.

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