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The arrival of pervasive information technology has unleashed a revolution in the realm of knowledge to parallel that of the invention of the printing press.

However while the rise of the ‘knowledge economy’ provides a unique opportunity it has also given rise to new threats. Just as technological developments have permitted the ‘open source’ revolution in software so we now stand upon the threshold of an analogous revolution for knowledge.

authors:

  • Jo Walsh, Open Knowledge Foundation
  • Rufus Pollock, Open Knowledge Foundation

  • English

  • Monolingual