I just happened upon the term Edupunk. Although the term might not contain the best connotations, the ideas within it strikes a chord in me. It touches upon my biases about citizenship and governmental and corporate control.
Take a look . . . see what you think.
Stephen Downes: Introducing Edupunk
The Wired Campus: Frustrated with Corporate Course Management Systems
Ken Carroll: Edupunks Need to Grow Up
Is Teaching a Subversive Activity?
David Warlick: What's This about Edupunk?
Brian Lamb: abject learning
Jennifer Jones - Injenuity: Viral Professional Development