Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

"'An open, free, and secure digital future for all' is the purpose of the Global Digital Compact: a series of shared principles being developed through a consultation process," according to this post discussing Wikipedia's contribution to the initiative. It says things like "Copyright law should explicitly encourage free expression, and facilitate cultural participation and access to the benefits of knowledge and scientific progress." I'm in general agreement with this, but it illustrates the challenge of achieving global shared principles. Here's the United Nations page for the Global Digital Compact.


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