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Thursday, June 13 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Defining Meaningful Access: An expanded approach to connectivity

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Why does internet access matter, and how can we measure when someone truly has access that can improve their quality of life? Help A4AI build on from its expertise in researching the cost of connectivity to expand into questions of quality of service, network continuity, and content filtering to help us come up with an objective, technical standard we can reference when we say "meaningful access". We'll start out with some initial thoughts to spark discussion, but expect this session to be discussion group-focused and led with your ideas!

Moderators
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Teddy Woodhouse

Research Analyst & Advocate, World Wide Web Foundation
Teddy is a research analyst and advocate at the Web Foundation working on digital access and inclusion. He believes in the open web as a space for social solidarity and free expression. He first joined the Foundation in early 2016 and has supported the team’s ongoing policy work... Read More →

Speakers

Thursday June 13, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Elyssa (Laico)

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