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Announcing a new free book - Access to Knowledge: A Guide for Everyone

More information via http://A2Knetwork.org/handbook

Consumers International is pleased to announce the publication in three languages of a new, free handbook on Access to Knowledge.

Access to Knowledge: A Guide for Everyone aims to provide a concise and non-specialist introduction to IP and A2K issues, and selected related issues of communications rights and access to information and communication technologies (ICTs). Its intended readership includes consumer groups and NGOs (non-governmental organisations) who wish to become more knowledgeable in this area, individual academics and activists who could use a simple reference guide to the many related issues of A2K, and consumers at large who are affected by unfair IP laws and practices.

In a truly collaborative exercise, information from various freely-licensed sources has been combined with text especially written for this book, and the whole has been made available for you to freely copy, share and modify.

Download now in English, Español, Français.

Jeremy Malcolm, Project Coordinator of Consumers International, adds:

We have also just published a book of reports on A2K campaigning and research work. You can find it at:

* http://A2Knetwork.org/survey

* http://A2Knetwork.org/limitations-and-exceptions

More information:

Kuala Lumpur Office for Asia Pacific and the Middle East
Lot 5-1 Wisma WIM, 7 Jalan Abang Haji Openg, TTDI, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +60 3 7726 1599

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