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Net is ‘less free and more unequal’

12 Dec

The web is becoming less free and more unequal, according to a report from the World Wide Web Foundation.

Its annual web index suggests web users are at increasing risk of government surveillance, with laws preventing mass snooping weak or non-existent in over 84% of countries.

Source: www.bbc.com

"The richer and better educated people are, the more benefit they are gaining from the digital revolution," said Anne Jellema, chief executive of the World Wide Web Foundation, and the lead author of the report.

We can make all make a difference by focus on developing digital literacy, and support for Open Access to educational resources. OER is a Moral Imperative.

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Posted by on December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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