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Will Open Government Be Accessible for People with Disabilities?

February 3, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

As the open government movement picks up steam, there is potential for the “digital divide” to eventually become the “government gap” wherein access to government grows for some groups and declines for others. In particular, open government advocates and policymakers need to be cognizant of the extent to which open government projects deliver benefits for people with disabilities. Castro discuses the problem and potential solutions in this piece for Open Government: Global Perspectives.