Interoperability & Power Relations

What is the balance of power relations between greedy corporations and social movements in the context of interoperabilty?


This is a very much overlooked question. When I see the general response to the Single-market Digital Agenda of Europe on this topic, most organizations seem to think that interoperability is good, period. Another take on this can be found at What is at stake with interoperability - PUBLIC : interoperability, taken out of context, is not enough to guarantee any progress, but can as well wreak havoc to the more fragile alternative communities. The @interop group is tackling this question…