It is a tricky problem to get to a truly public space from our current private and commercial ones? I recall an idea that I think was talked about in Scotland about giving everyone a domain name when they were born linked to some sort of identifier. Something like that could be linked to different services at different times and deal with the fast pace changes in internet services.
Eli Pariser reflects upon Walt Whitman's creation of Fort Greene Park in 1846 and suggests we need an online version of a shared public space. He suggests that there are three problems with the c