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New Report: Projects and Policies Related to Deploying Broadband in Unserved and Underserved Areas

The U.S. Government Accountability Office yesterday released a new telecommunications report, “Projects and Policies Related to Deploying Broadband in Unserved and Underserved Areas.” About the report: “The unserved and underserved areas that GAO reviewed used alternative approaches and considered various

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Report: Broadband Networks in the Middle East and North Africa

Broadband Networks in the Middle East and North Africa : Accelerating High-Speed Internet Access Download the full report at:¬†https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/16680 “Just as the steam engine was the driving force behind the Industrial Revolution, broadband Internet is today seen as critical to

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Trail-Blazing Digital Inclusion Communities

Article and report written by Angela Siefer and reposted via OCLC’s WebJunction. FULL REPORT Trail-Blazing Digital Inclusion Communities Increasing a community’s access to and use of information technology requires collaboration among libraries, local government, non-profits, and business. This is a

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Joining the Surveillance Society? New Internet Users in an Age of Tracking

Read the full text of “Joining the Surveillance Society? (PDF)” here Recent digital inclusion policies that aim to increase digital literacy of new Internet and computer users, promote civic engagement, and improve economic development do not currently address the privacy

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