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<nettime> GWEI - Google Will Eat Itself - Solidarity Link Action
Hans Bernhard on Sun, 25 Mar 2007 15:19:18 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime> GWEI - Google Will Eat Itself - Solidarity Link Action


Call for Support: Link to Google Will Eat Itself
by Geert Lovink

http://www.networkcultures.org/geert/2007/03/22/call-for-support-link- 
to-google-will-eat-itself/


Google Will Eat Itself ( http://www.gwei.org ) announced that is now  
fully censored on all Google Search-Indexes worldwide. What a scandal!

The idea behind GWEI is simple:

Google Will Eat Itself generates money by serving Google text  
advertisments on a network of hidden Websites. With this money GWEI  
automatically buy Google shares. GWEI buys Google via their own  
advertisment. Google eats itself - but in the end "we" own it. By  
establishing this autocannibalistic model we deconstruct the new  
global advertisment mechanisms by rendering them into a surreal click- 
based economic model. After this process GWEI hands over the common  
ownership of "our" Google Shares to the GTTP Ltd. [Google To The  
People Public Company] which distributes them back to the users  
(clickers) / public.

Let's break the silence and put a link to this project on our sites  
and blogs: http://www.gwei.org. Give Google back to people! GWEI is  
an interesting case how to imagine a new global public sphere. How to  
reverse privatization and rethink a truely public Internet without  
the Googles and Yahoos.


Thanks for your support!

The GWEI-Team
Vienna, Bari, Turin, March 2007

UBERMORGEN.COM (Lizvlx/Hans Bernhard), Alessandro Ludovico and Paolo  
Cirio
http://www.gwei.org





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