“The Critical Power of Free Software: From Intellectual Property to Epistemologies?”

Journal of Peer Production, Issue 3
The Journal of Peer Production Editorial Board and the issue editors, Maurizio Teli and Vincenzo D’Andrea, are happy to announce the publication of the Special Issue titled “The Critical Power of Free Software: From Intellectual Property to Epistemologies?”. The issue explores the contemporary ability of Free Software to constitute a form of epistemological and material critique OF contemporary societies. It does so with five research papers and three pieces in a “debate section”. The Journal of Peer Production is an Open Access journal.

Table of contents:

Editorial Notes

An Introduction to ?The Critical Power of Free Software: from Intellectual Property to Epistemologies??

by Maurizio Teli and Vincenzo D?Andrea
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/editorial-notes/>

peer reviewed papers
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/peer-reviewed-papers/>

P2P Search as an Alternative to Google: Recapturing network value through decentralized search

by Tyler Handley
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/peer-reviewed-papers/>

Free software and the law. Out of the frying pan and into the fire: how shaking up intellectual property suits competition just fine

by Angela Daly
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/peer-reviewed-papers/>

The Ethic of the Code: An Ethnography of a ?Humanitarian Hacking? Community

by Douglas Haywood
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/peer-reviewed-papers/>

From Free Software to Artisan Science

by Dan McQuillan
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/peer-reviewed-papers/>

Free Software trajectories: from organized publics to formal social enterprises?

by Morgan Currie, Christopher Kelty, and Luis Felipe Rosado Murillo,
University of California, Los Angeles
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/peer-reviewed-papers/>

Debate
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/debate/>

There is no free software.

by Christopher Kelty
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/debate/there-is-no-free-software/>

Desired becomings

by Katja Mayer and Judith Simon
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/debate/desired-becomings/>

An Envisioning of Free Software?s potential as a form of cultural, practical, and material critique: A New perspective on the implications of FS peer production for social change?

by David Hakken
<http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-3-free-software-epistemics/debate/an-envisioning-of-free-softwares-potential-as-a-form-of-cultural-practical-and-material-critique-a-new-perspective-on-the-implications-of-fs-peer-production-for-social-change/>