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Digital commonwealth

The internet is a commons, and brilliantly designed to support all kinds of shared information and knowledge. But it is dominated by very traditional kinds of economic organisation - privately owned companies.

This paper looks at how digital commons could be organised to sit alongside the commercial companies; it describes the kinds of service we're missing out on and suggests how the problem could be solved. It's being shared in draft for comment.

Author

Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan

Chief Executive Officer

Geoff Mulgan was Chief Executive of Nesta from 2011-2019.

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