PhD students wanted: commons and copyright transformations (scholarships available)

I am looking for some new PhD students. My work focuses on transformations in digital copyright business models, with a particular focus on commons: from free software, to open access, to wikipedia and other cultural commons. I’m particularly interested in how people come together, cooperatively, to create content and fund publishing processes — and what[…]

PhD thesis: digital constitutionalism and the role of the rule of law in the governance of virtual communities

How should we regulate the exercise of private governance power in virtual communities? This thesis provides a normative framework based upon the broad ideals of the rule of law through which to conceptualise the tensions about governance that arise in virtual communities.