BBC opens up archives

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Sun Aug 24 21:00:33 PDT 2003


Tom fwds:
>Their focus would move away from commercial considerations to providing
>"public value", he said.
>
>"I believe that we are about to move into a second phase of the digital
>revolution, a phase which will be more about public than private value;
>about free, not pay services; about inclusivity, not exclusion.
>
>"In particular, it will be about how public money can be combined with new
>digital technologies to transform everyone's lives."

Wow!  That is *incredibly* cool.   It's good to see at least *one* big
organisation that still honours the public good and the commons...

--j.


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