Ours to Hack and To Own
The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet
Scholz, Trebor; Schneider, Nathan
Publisher: OR Books
Year Published: 2016
Pages: 272pp Price: $17 ISBN: 978-1-682190-62-3
The activists who have put together Ours to Hack and to Own argue for a new kind of online economy: platform cooperativism, which combines the rich heritage of cooperatives with the promise of 21st-century technologies, free from monopoly, exploitation, and surveillance.