Internet accessibility and disability policy: lessons for digital inclusion and equality from Australia | Gerard Goggin, Scott Hollier, Wayne Hawkins

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In the fifth decade of the internet, accessibility for all, especially those with disabilities, is central to digital inclusion. Yet internationally, the score card on internet and accessibility remains mixed, at best; and woefully inadequate, at worst. Via an Australian case study, we argue that it is imperative to better understand how internet technology interacts with the life worlds and dynamics of disability, and we suggest how policy can be articulated and improved to put people with disabilities on an equal basis to others in digital societies.

Internet Policy Review: Journal of internet regulation

March 14, 2017

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