Chris Pinchen has been responsible for communication strategies and implementations for NGOs, organisations, companies and individuals, as well as their on- and offline presence. This involved communicating with the media and other stakeholders, setting up, improving and maintaining websites, blogs and social media accounts, preparing publications and interacting with communities. As a long time member of the the P2P Foundation Chris has worked on the blog, wiki and social media platforms as well as carrying out community engagement and fundraising. He formed part of the team doing a major study into the emerging collaborative economy for Orange and is chair and a founder member of the P2P Coop.

Currently he is coordinator and communications lead at ChokePoint Project, building a near real-time global censorship/surveillance monitoring system and a resident at Lighthouse in Brighton where his focus is on privacy, surveillance & censorship. A contributor to the CryptoParty Handbook, Chris has been involved with CryptoParties in Berlin, Luxembourg and Brighton

CAPS Infoday Barcelona 9th Feb

Info/consultation day on CAPS Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation 9th February 2015 – From 10 to 16h – Fab Lab Barcelona (Carrer Pujades 102)   The Infoday will provide participants with  an overview of the upcoming CAPS Call under Horizon 2020. It will also feature panel discussions, pitches and informal networking as well as […]

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Researching P2Pvalue (1): Interview with researcher Karthik Iyer

(This interview by Michel Bauwens originally appeared on the P2P Foundation blog on 28/12/2014) The P2P Foundation participates in a EU-funded research project on value in contributory communities called P2P Value. Here is a frist interview with a researcher connected to the P2P Foundation network, Karthik Iyer: “1. Can you re-introduce the P2P Value project to our […]

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P2Pvalue @ #31C3

P2Pvalue are at the 31st Chaos Computer Congress in Hamburg to announce our 2nd Workshop on FLOSS4P2P. We will be giving a lightning talk on December 28th at 14:45 inviting people to attend the workshop which will take place in London on March 16-17 Hope to see you at the Hamburg talk and at our London event […]

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2nd FLOSS4P2P Workshop

  WHAT: A two day workshop which aims to gather the FLOSS projects that are building software for peer production and organization, with a focus on distributed ones. WHEN: March 16-17th 2015 WHERE: Fab Lab London 1 Frederick’s Place Off Old Jewry EC2R 8AE, London, UK  Registration is now closed.  PROGRAMME Agenda available here A […]

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P2Pvalue Networking Event at CAPS Infoday

P2Pvalue would like to invite participants at the Share and inspire: Infoday on CAPS in Horizon 2020 to a networking event following on from the Infoday. Please join us for some wine and antipasti and to find out about each others projects and ideas though a particpatory activity on Tuesday evening. When the Infoday ends, we’ll meet […]

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Peer-To-Peer Law. Distribution as a Design Principle for Law

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay from the CNRS team recently presented her paper on Peer-To-Peer Law at the ADAM symposium in Paris. Melanie proposes to apply peer-to-peer to the law to transform it. Challenging liberal legalism design grounded in individualism requires to integrate peer-to-peer as a design principle for the law, towards the recognition of collectives as subjects […]

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Mapping the Common Based Peer Production: A crowd sourcing experiment

Mapping the Common Based Peer Production: A crowd sourcing experiment from P2Pvalue Members of the P2Pvalue project recently presented papers at the Internet, Politics, and Policy (IPP) conference at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford on 25-26 September 2014. The Barcelona team presented “Mapping the common based peer production: A crowd-sourcing experiment” Commons-based peer production (CBPP) is an emerging and innovative […]

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Meet the Stakeholder Board: Yochai Benkler

Yochai Benkler is the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School, and faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Since the 1990s he has played a role in characterizing the role of information commons and decentralized collaboration to innovation, information production, and freedom in the networked economy and […]

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