December 13, 2003

Open Source Enables the Disabled

Open source software is the solution to making information technology accessible to people with disabilities.

That's the word from the Global Forum for People with Disabilities. The group held a series of presentations, debates and workshops at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) today about their role in the information society.Secretary General of the Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) George Kerscher said open source software is a key component in ensuring that a developing country's disabled citizens can be part of the digital information revolution.

Link: AllAfrica.com

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