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Title: "Open Documents and Democracy - A Political Basis for Open Document Standards"
Authors: Laura Denardis
Eric Tam
Source: YALE INFORMATION SOCIETY PROJECT
Publication Date: November 1 2007
Free/Fee: Free Access
Reads: 2106
Abstract: In both theory and application, document standards have political implications for democratic governments.Free and open access to many types of government documents is crucial for democratic government, either because ensuring dependable, equal, and free access constitutes a condition of democracy, or because the provision or recordation of certain documents constitute core public duties.
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