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The Digital Divide Does Not Discriminate

This short video is from the March 9, 2010 FCC summit to discuss the need to include all Americans in the digital age.  It gives clear examples of the need for access and the skills to use the internet across a diverse segment of the population.

People need universal access to broadband and the skills to use it, not as a privilege, but as a right.

These five stories come from Americans who have found digital literacy to be a major influence in their lives.

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7 Responses to “The Digital Divide Does Not Discriminate”

  1. I wish CNN would have show these people this a.m., instead of bleating over the iPhone 4.

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  3. cathyfowley says:

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  5. viola_lasmana says:

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  6. [...] is exciting on so many levels. As you know, I’ve expressed concerns about the digital divide, the failure of other institutions to recognize the role of [...]

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