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Falling through the net: defining the digital divide

Corporate Name: United States. National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Publisher: National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1999

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Material Type: Government Document

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Telecommunications; Access to Information

Abstract:
This is the third national study of the use of computers and the Internet by the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA). A key finding is a large and growing "digital divide" between races and economic classes. Community access centers such as schools, libraries and other public access points will play an important role. the main sections of the report are: household access; Internet access and usage, and challenges ahead.

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