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XX.6 November + December 2013
Page: 60
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Understanding the connection between HCI and freedom of information and access laws


Authors:
Jonathan Lazar, Timothy Elder, Michael Stein

Articles in the Interacting with Public Policy forum in this magazine address the intersection of interaction design and public policy. Some of these connections are obvious, for instance, when the Brazilian government ranks human-computer interaction research publications as low priority. Another aspect, although sometimes less obvious, is the relationship between laws regulating how the government provides the public with access to information and the principles of human-computer interaction. Two types of such laws are “freedom of information” laws (also known as open records laws or sunshine laws) and “disability access” laws, which require electronic information to be accessible to disabled…




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