Access to knowledge movement
The Access to Knowledge (A2K) movement is a loose collection of civil society groups, governments, and individuals converging on the idea that access to knowledge should be linked to fundamental principles of justice, freedom, and economic development.
The goals of Access to Knowledge are embodied in a draft treaty, emerging from a call from Brazil and Argentina for a development agenda for the World Intellectual Property Organization. The treaty is intended to ease the transfer of knowledge to developing nations, and to secure the viability of open innovation systems all over the world.
 See also
- ^ http://www.cptech.org/a2k/a2k_treaty_may9.pdf
- ^ http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/index.php?p=19&res=1280_ff&print=0
- Draft Text of the A2K Treaty
- Bollier, David. "A New Treaty to Assure 'Access to Knowledge'?", On the Commons, Feb. 8, 2005. Accessed April 23, 2007.
- New, William. "Experts Debate Access to Knowledge", IP Watch, Feb. 15, 2005. Accessed April 23, 2007.
- "Convergence of movements to fight IPRs on information", Seedling, 2005. Accessed April 23, 2007.
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