Keeping Tabs on the Digital Divide

The LinkAge

Weekly Wrap-Up, November 07, 2014

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai held a forum on Net Neutrality at Texas A&M University in College Station on Oct. 21., 2014. Net Neutrality advocates rallied outside before the event. By Free Press [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)].FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai held a forum on Net Neutrality at Texas A&M University in College Station on Oct. 21., 2014. Net Neutrality advocates rallied outside before the event. By Free Press [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)].

Hassan Baig explores the psychological reasons behind unconnected populations.

New data shows many large U.S. cities, including Laredo, TX and Detroit, MI, in which 30 to 40 percent of residents lack home Internet access.

Could tiny satellites bring Internet to the whole world? Ariel Schwartz explains Syed Karim’s Outernet plans.

In some parts of Ohio, one-third of households have dial-up or no Internet service at all. Appalachian counties suffer from a lack of access and a lack of digital literacy.

Tensions rise in the net neutrality debate. Advocates across the United States have taken to the streets in protest.

According to a recent UK survey, 50 percent of people think broadband should be a human right.


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