Lessons Learned from 11 Years of an E-Democracy Community: Governance vs. Community Development


We investigated the German democracy simulation website dol2day.com which is currently struggling to survive after active member count fell from 23.000 in 2003 to ca. 500 in 2011. An initial analysis of the community revealed a deep technical and social complexity and a rich history of changes driven by owners, community, or both. Most interestingly… (More)