English-Russian Glossary on Information Society
1. Assuring that there is universal availability of the strategies
and tools essential for the effective use of knowledge: it means
accessibility to networks, infrastructures and services, as well
as the content that is relevant for political and socio-cultural
citizenship; it is a facility that enables citizens to communicate
with the relevant outside world.
2. Access to information and knowledge as a subject of discussion.
The problem arises and is being solved in the process of solving
contradictions between a trend to transborder monopolization and
standardization of ICTs and information and a trend to decentralization
and adjustment of them to local tasks.
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British Council in Russia. April 2001
© Institute of the
Information Society - Russia. April 2001