4539Re: [decentralization] Groove centralizes
- Nov 1, 2001--- Todd Boyle <tboyle@...> wrote:
> Corporations are command and control systems, of aTwo words: legal liability
> type that
> have been thoroughly and completely rejected by the
> of every country on earth by now. Governments such
> as the soviet
> union were spectacular failures.
> Why do corporations work completely differently from
> the way open
> marketplaces function, within democratic society?
> When developers understand the answer to this
> they will be more likely to write P2P software
> instead of
> ever-more-powerful command and control systems.
corporations work under the onus of being liable for
what "freemen" do with "their" systems, so they cover
their legal liability by setting up controlled
"Computers are a lot like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy."
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