open...: Extending The Spectrum Of Openness To Include The Moral Right To Share 2013-10-30


"Prefixing concepts with the epithet 'open' has become something of a fashion over the last decade. Beginning with open source, we've had open content, open access, open data, open science, and open government to name but a few. Indeed, things have got to the point where 'openwashing' -- the abuse of the term in order to jump on the openness bandwagon -- is a real problem. But a great post by David Eaves points out that the spectrum of openness actually extends well beyond the variants typically encountered in the West:  On Techdirt."


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Tags: oa.comment oa.human_rights oa.terminology oa.definitions oa.openwashing

Date tagged:

10/30/2013, 07:31

Date published:

10/30/2013, 03:31