In a future where the Treaty for the Visually Impaired has been implemented, hundreds of thousands more books will be distributed to blind and other print-disabled people.
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Access to knowledge is a founding principle of any open society. From classroom textbooks to scholarly research, legal information to scientific data, new technologies bring new opportunities for knowledge creation and dissemination. We support work that promotes access to knowledge, particularly among disadvantaged groups.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story reports on a Peruvian NGO groups calling for protection of their digital rights during negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story covers the Indian government’s controversial release of a centralized monitoring system to track communications in the country.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story reports that the South African Parliament has passed a controversial bill to protect state secrets.
Online tools make scientific problem-solving faster and more efficient. But for these collaborations to reach their full potential, the culture of science must become much more open.