Posts Tagged: information commons
A Genealogy Of LiveLeak: From Transgressive Teen To Mannered Man
In early May 2021, the internet lost a controversial yet vital part of its history. Seemingly out of the blue, video hosting platform LiveLeak shut down. It was a staple website for gore content, especially among millennials or other early internet users, and for its information transparency and unrestricted censorship to citizen journalists, whistleblowers and [...]
What defines the information commons? Better, who defines it, grooms...
What We Call the Information Commons
What defines the information commons? Better, who defines it, grooms it, pays for it, ensures it is a vibrant place to hang out and rummage around in? Can we first ask where this idea of a commons comes from? Today’s information commons crept into public perception with the beginning of the internet in 1993, as [...]