An Internet for the Common Good: Engagement, Empowerment, and Justice for All: A Community Informatics Declaration

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Abstract


Effective use of the Internet will benefit everyone. Currently the benefits of the Internet are distributed unequally: some people gain power, wealth and influence from using the Internet while others struggle for basic access. In our vision, people in their communities and everywhere - including the poor and marginalized in developing and developed countries, women and youth, indigenous peoples, older persons, those with disabilities -- will use the Internet to develop and exercise their civic intelligence and work together to address collective challenges.

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The Journal of Community Informatics. ISSN: 1712-4441