When P2P (Peer-to-Peer Computing) and micropayments collide, the real casualty will be the existing economic system. True Open Source P2P micropayments could just mean the elimination of banks as middlemen, at the worst; at best, being relegated to the comparatively non-lucrative position as clearing agents. This will depend on what form P2P micropayment systems take. But what about Human Freedom to share ideas? What about Free Speech? What about Freedom to Assemble?
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