Wednesday, August 5, 2009

The Digital Divide - explained.

computer_plugged_into_world.gif"Canadians have experienced the burgeoning growth of the Information Highway and the Internet over the past few years.

However, the levels of awareness and the use of these new technologies and services are highly polarized along social class and generational lines, creating a digital divide...

Contrary to the widespread enthusiasm about the Internet, a significant number of Canadians will remain unconnected for many years to come."

Andrew Reddick
The Dual Digital Divide: The Information Highway in Canada

Complete report can be found here.