Socialist Licenses? A Rejoinder to Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis

  • Stefan Meretz,


This article is a critical reflection on Michael Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis’ paper “From the Communism of Capital to Capital for the Commons: Towards an Open Co-operativism” (tripleC 12 (1): 356-361)

Author Biography

Stefan Meretz,,

Stefan Meretz

is a software engineer and theoretician who has been involved in setting up and running projects such as Oekonux (, Keimform (, the Journal of Peer Production (, Open Theory ( and others. His work is situated in the realm of critical informatics and he has especially worked on issues relating to free software, critical psychology and the theory of the commons.

Reflections (Non Peer-Reviewed)