TITLE

Lost in Translation

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Paul W.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Government Technology;Jan2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the English-only initiative in public service Web sites. He says that some U.S. states, such as Utah, California and Arizona, provides access to Spanish-language Web sites through specific exemptions under English model laws. He claims that the English-only issue neglects important things such as the role of linguistic minorities in the emerging broadband industry. He argues that denial to public services based on linguistic ability does not solve anything.
ACCESSION #
23792407

 

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