Keeping Tabs on the Digital Divide

The LinkAge

Weekly Wrap-Up, May 22, 2015

Everyday technology

Google Fiber announced that it will be partnering with the Nonprofit Technology Network to offer a Digital Inclusion Fellowship, which will pair 16 fellows with community organizations in eight Google Fiber metro areas to help bridge the digital divide.

The Center for Boundless Innovation’s Fred Campbell argues in Forbes that the FCC’s net neutrality order won’t hold up against the first amendment.

While the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger failed, Charter and Bright House Networks have decided that they will go ahead with their consolidation.

Continuing to support the role of libraries in digital inclusion work, Google is funding a Wi-Fi hotspot lending model at Seattle Public Library.

And finally, want to help researchers collect data on the service Internet Service Providers are offering across the country? Take the Internet Health Test.


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