Happy December! And now for this week’s news in the digital divide …
In the Washington Post, Steven Pearlstein argues that net neutrality “is more an antitrust problem than it is a telecom problem.”
With help from Google (in the form of a $1 million donation), the New York Public Library expanded its Internet lending program to 10,000 Wi-Fi units at various branches.
Writing for the Hechinger Report, Jordan Shapiro argues that the term ‘digital literacy’ shouldn’t just refer to the skills required to operate and use technology, but also to the social and intellectual advantages (cognition, etiquette, socialization) that access to technology provides.
The ever controversial Comcast-TWC merger elicits more opinions this week: Casey Rae contends that the merger would be bad news for artists.
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