Open Sourcing Our Way to an Online Commons

@article{Milberry2009OpenSO,
  title={Open Sourcing Our Way to an Online Commons},
  author={Kate M Milberry and Steve F. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of Communication Inquiry},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={393 - 412}
}
Understanding the social dynamics shaping the internet is vital as media power takes on new dimensions in the digital realm. The internet is increasingly necessary for participation in social life yet corporations continue to shape the online architecture to suit their own narrow commercial interests. In their drive to enclose the internet, online media companies create synergistic membranes with prescribed circuits that constrain user freedoms. Taken together, these synergistic membranes form… 

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