Here's a question for any acolytes of Ayn Rand in the crowd

Here's a question for any acolytes of Ayn Rand in the crowd

Since Ms Rand was so absolutely opposed to the concept of altruism, how we she have felt about the contemporary concept of crowdsourcing? From real-time maps and traffic information through apps like Waze to compendium of knowledge like Wikipedia, many of the things we've come to rely on in the modern world rely on either active or passive contributions from the larger community. Would this have been anathema to Rand?

Discuss?

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