NEW: Archived & Expanded at P2P Foundation/ASN
this paper covers a lot of the ground we've been discussing here [at Google Group Next Net] about what kind of intentions a ‘next net' would facilitate. worth a read.
as presented at the Planetwork conference on “Networking a Sustainable Future” in San Francisco on June 6, 2003
as published First Monday, Volume 8, Number 8 – 4 August 2003
Phi Beta Iota: The current approaches to “identity” are vestiges of the industrial-era commoditization of humans and the fragmentation of the commons. In the 1990's the Hackers Conference (Silicon Valley) discussed trust and identity authentication in combination with anonymnity (or better, invisibility).