Internet: UNESCO Publishes First Draft of New Study on Privacy, Access to Info, Freedom of Expression, and Ethics
The complete title of the study (first public draft) released by UNESCO earlier today at a meeting in Paris is: Keystones To Foster Inclusive Knowledge Societies: Access To Information And Knowledge, Freedom Of Expression, Privacy, And Ethics On A Global Internet.
The transnational and multi-dimensional nature of Cyberspace and its growing importance presents new frontiers with unparalleled opportunities and challenges for access to information and knowledge, freedom of expression, privacy and ethics.
The Internet Study being undertaken by UNESCO is seeking to provide the necessary clarity to support holistic approaches to addressing this broad range of interrelated issues as well as their short and long-term effects.
Two versions of the draft are available:
- International And Regional Instruments Relevant To The Areas of Access, Freedom of Expression, Privacy And Ethics
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.