Mock Public Space

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(1) Description of the pattern

Mock [adj]: not authentic or real.

Public Space: Areas or structures that are open to the public, commons, collectively owned.

(2) Why the pattern is good (i.e. bad)

Mock public space is generally physical or virtual space that people perceive as "public" but in reality disallow many aspects of "publicness" that are important to democracies.

(3) How it Works