NOT sure that this is the way forward to involve MORE people in Web 2.0 Technology but…
Suspect that there are going some government entities that are going to, at least, suffer some level of heartburn over using their resources to stream video to unknown users wherever…
Many people who watched live streaming video of the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama on Jan. 20 may not realize that their PC was used to send the video to other PCs, too.
Clicking “yes” to a CNN.com dialog box installed a peer-to-peer (P2P) application that uses your Internet bandwidth rather than CNN’s to send live video to other viewers.
Distributed computing for the win.
As long as CNN informed its users of what it was doing, it’s fine with me.
With a government Chief Technology Officer, maybe there will be informed collaboration and leadership.
Next Gov CTO
Consider the non-techies that clicked “yes” because they wanted to see the inauguration and still do not realize their participation in P2P networking.