ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society
Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society.
Commons-oriented Productive Capacities
- 1 Executive summary
- 2 Introduction and focus: basic principles
- 3 A critique of cognitive capitalism
- 3.1 Intellectual property rights and their supposed role in cognitive capitalism
- 3.2 A synopsis of empirical evidence on the effect of exclusive intellectual property regimes on innovation and productivity
- 3.3 The real function of intellectual property rights in cognitive capitalism: how do capitalist firms actually use them?
- 4 Alternatives to capitalist models
- 5 Open knowledge commons in the primary and secondary economy sectors
- 5.1 Transforming the primary sector
- 5.2 Transforming the secondary sector: open design commons for distributed manufacturing
- 6 Preliminary general principles for policy making
- 7 References