City, Anonymity, and P2P Relationality

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* Article: Peer-to-Peer Relationality. The City and Anonymity. Michel Bauwens.

URL = http://www.barcelonametropolis.cat/en/page.asp?id=23&ui=424

Anonymity is nothing new in cities. What is more, however contradictory it might seem, sociability and anonymity go together in the city. Bauwens reflects on this through an analysis of peer-to-peer networks, a system for sharing and combining individual efforts on the Internet in a collective task.