Dan Gillmor on Onion Networks’ Content Addressable Web “Ad-Hoc-a-mai:”

Justin Chapweske, Onion’s chief technology officer, says the company will license its technology free to open-source and public-domain projects. “Our focus is to give something back to the open-source community,” he says.

Open source and the public domain are under attack as never before, largely from the entertainment cartel that so successfully brought Napster to heel. But resistance is beginning to surface to tactics that would not just curb the Napsters of this world, but would literally require Hollywood’s approval for technological innovation.

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