Interoperability & Power Relations

What is the balance of power relations between greedy corporations and social movements in the context of interoperabilty?

This is a very much overlooked question. When I see the general response to the Single-market Digital Agenda of Europe on this topic, most organizations seem to think that interoperability is good, period. Another take on this can be found at https://love.public.cat/pub/what-is-at-stake-with-interoperability : interoperability, taken out of context, is not enough to guarantee any progress, but can as well wreak havoc to the more fragile alternative communities. The @interop group is tackling this question…

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