Thursday, May 18, 2006

Bridging the digital divide? In whose world?

As I reported below, yesterday in Geneva there were a lot of talks about bridging the digital divide and how things were improving, but if what CNN reports has 1/10 of truth, things are far from getting better. The GB of transmitted data costs more than 90 times in Africa of what it costs in the US, and that is without factoring the difference in purchase power. In this last case things will get even scary...

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