Open access to information resources and technology can have a profound impact on the economic development of a region as well as society in general. In recent years, reaction against proprietary knowledge and technology has led to tremendous debate both in academic and professional circles. Societal Benefits of Freely Accessible Technologies and Knowledge Resources analyzes current perspectives on the advantages of unrestricted access to information resources and technology intended to advance the prospect for knowledge, innovation, and development across the globe. Touching on topics of relevance to the private and public sectors, this publication is ideally designed for use by policymakers, business managers, academicians, researchers, students, IT practitioners, and legal professionals.WIMPS is a website created and managed by young people that seeks to link young people with public servants (politicians and others). ... Several restrictions (such as blocking, filtering, and censoring) can be imposed on communication using Internet. ... Users can also remove traces of usage at public Internet centers , by proxy servers that anonymize Web traffic (such as Anonymouse.org); ... Users can use Skypea#39;s VoIP and conferencing capabilities to communicate and collaborate.
|Title||:||Societal Benefits of Freely Accessible Technologies and Knowledge Resources|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2015-04-30|