I’m not sure if Lawrence Lessig, the author of this Wired article, “gets it,” or not, but it’s worth pointing out anyway.
Group ownership is not Marxism, nor any flavor of socialism/communism/statism. It makes perfect sense with a residential street, or a fiber network, or insurance company, for the customers to be the owners. It only becomes a statist program if people are forced to pay for it whether or not they want to use it, if others are prevented from setting up a competing system using their own common property, or if the owners are forced to provide the service to others or accept new members against their will.
Unfortunately, the case documented in this article appears to be poisoned in this way, but there’s no reason for libertarians or non-libertarians to conflate group ownership with non-ownership or “public” ownership.