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Free Information Infrastructure

Free Information Infrastructure is a term used primarily in Europe mirroring the official US term National Information Infrastructure, introduced in early nineties by a U.S. Patent Office paper. [1]

The terms global information infrastructure and information highway were also used as a governmental term for the Net.

Free Information Infrastructure rather focuses on freedom and is widely used by open standards lobby groups in Europe.

Free Information Infrastructure focuses on the Internet. The Internet and the media that is used to access the net shall be free.

A Free Information Infrastructure comprises

Some groups such as EuroLinux and FFII refer to it.

See also


External links

  • Free Culture, Free Software, Free Infrastructures! Openness and Freedom in every Layer of the Network Video with Kloschi (Freifunk), Kurt Jansson (), Jürgen Neumann (Freifunk), Rishab Aiyer Ghosh (United Nations University), Lawrence Lessig (Creative Commons) and Allison and Benoit (Montréal Wireless)
  • Free information directory
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