Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Importance of Voluntary Technical Standard

Cooper, Alissa. "The Importance of Voluntary Technical Standard." Center for Democracy and Technology, August 29, 2012.

From the article: "Technical standards are the language that computers, phones, software, and network equipment use to talk to each other, seamlessly and regardless of where the devices or software were developed. Standards allow any technology developer, web site creator, or equipment manufacturer anywhere in the world to have their creations instantly available to and interoperable with the rest of the global Internet." Read more