Larry Magid: Subsidies aim to help bridge digital divide

We heard a lot about the digital divide during the 90s and the first decade of this century, but I got the sense that a lot of people had forgotten that many fellow Americans still don’t have access to high-speed internet.  For some, it’s a matter of geography. There are still parts of the country — mostly rural — where there is no service from traditional

Larry Magid (Gary Reyes / Mercury News)

wired internet service providers. Others lack internet access because they can’t afford the service and/or the equipment needed to access it. Some people don’t have internet at home because they don’t have a home. They may be

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