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One of the avowed aims of student2.0 is to develop, and drive “social innovation in the field of education”. This is the kind of freedom that derives from student2.0’s adoption of FLOSS (Free Libre Open Source Software). Humans are social beings and so these freedoms derive naturally as Student2.0 congregates in K-12 open mind conferences and especially so if the platforms used are FLOSS. The benefits that accrue to humanity from FLOSS are immensely huge and make good business sense. This is treated in far greater detail by Yochai Benkler’s
“The Commons as a Neglected Factor of Information Policy” on page 11 of his book, The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom;
(e-book site): http://www.benkler.org/wealth_of_networks/index.php?title=Main_Page

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