TheGoodData is the first data coop. It improves people's privacy while doing some social good. Its browser extension blocks trackers and anonymously process and trades a small part of data for charities. In exchange, users become the sole owners of the company.
TheGoodData has started supporting users to effectively own their browsing data, but is expected to develop new features to regain ownership of other sets of data: mobile, financial, etc.
Submitted by David Rozas on Wed, 16/12/2015 - 15:12
Alcoress defines itself as an association focussed on the creation of sustainable employment following the principles of the Economy for the Common Good.It is a collaborative community comprised of volunteers, professionals and local companies based on Alcorcón (Madrid, Spain).
Submitted by David Rozas on Fri, 24/04/2015 - 19:53
The Common House is an experiment in building a commons – by which we mean a resource that is organised and structured by our collective activity as a community and not by money or property rights. We always want new groups and people to get involved in running the space. It is only people, together, that can create commons.
In 2013 we got together and collectively rented The Common House because we had a common problem. Most spaces in London cost too much, were not open the hours we needed and we wanted to have food and kids at our meetings.
Red SOStenible is a citizen platform composed by collectives, associations and individuals which was born in 2010 to fight against monopoly laws, from the Spanish Sustainable Economy Law to International partnerships like TTIP or ACTA.
The oXcars are a non-competitive awards ceremony held at Sala Apolo in Barcelona, Spain, in October each year. They are a public showcase that puts the spotlight on cultural creation and distribution carried out under the paradigms of shared culture. Through presentations and symbolic mentions of works in a series of categories, real legal solutions are shown using parody as a strategy. The award categories include: Music, Animation, Theatre, Human Tools, Future Markets and Great Leftovers of Spanish Culture, among others .
The Free Culture Forum (FCForum) is an international encounter of the most relevant organizations and individuals on free culture, digital rights and access to knowledge, people engaged in reflecting on the social and economic challenges of the dissemination of culture and knowledge in the digital age. This event has been taking place in Barcelona every year since 2009, jointly with the oXcars, a free culture festival.
15mpaRato is a citizen platform that was born in 2012 from members of the Spanish 15M. This platform lodged a complaint financed through crowdfunding that initiated a trial against the Spanish bank Bankia, and is also working with Partido X in a "Anticorruption commission", thanks to this collaboration they are developing a financial tool focused on financial inflows and also working in citizen leaks.