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(Italian translation of the post follows here – La traduzione in italiano è disponibile qui) Many of you, while hearing the words “peer to peer”, would instantly remember Napster, eMule and the plethora of technologies and solutions for file sharing that allow the free exchange of files of any type, with the associated problems and controversies related to copyright protection.In reality, the term P2P refers, since a long time now, to the range of solutions, paradigms and approaches focusing on co-design (collaborative design) and co-creation, openness and freedom: that is, each decentralized, shared, distributed, equal mean to provide free and open solutions to common problems.
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And in the last election, we saw what this corporate takeover of our democracy looks like. We're asking every state legislator in the country to support the most direct remedy we have left to correct the Supreme Court's awful Citizens United decision: a constitutional amendment clarifying that corporations are not people. Amending the Constitution is admittedly no easy task. No Shortage of Work » Permalink: Humor in the Workplace. By David Iscoe It’s pretty much a truism that good workers take their jobs seriously.
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