Kathleen did you own the domain where Planned Obsolescence1 was peer-reviewed? It may be one of the first major examples of book-length online academic samizdat of which I’m aware. Perhaps you know of others which could be documented? I suspect we could help provide additional exemplars... boffosocko.comboffosocko.com
@c PO went through its open review process on MediaCommons, a network that I co-founded elevenish years ago. A key precursor is Ken Wark’s Gamer Theory. That link is to version 2.0; 1.1 was the pre-publication version, opened for comment in 2006.