Bid to create a digitally open society

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31


"Qatar’s Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology, ictQATAR, will soon collaborate with a number of Internet companies such as the Creative Commons, the Internet Society and the World Wide Web, to create a digitally open society in the country....Speaking yesterday at a one-day event titled “Digitally Open: Innovation and Open Access Forum” the ictQATAR secretary general Dr Hessa al-Jaber said getting licensed by a body such as Creative Commons was an important step in efforts to create a digitally open society, which is key for the country’s development – a thriving knowledge economy....Dr al-Jaber mentioned that a stakeholders’ meeting comprising representatives from the intellectual Property Centre, the Ministry of Business and Trade, the Qatar Museum Authority, Qatar Foundation, Qatar Science and Technology Park and numerous law firms will kick off the process of bringing Creative Commons content rights licences to Qatar...."



01/19/2011, 14:44

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Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 15:42

Date published:

10/24/2010, 14:11