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Blacks Lag in Accessing High-Speed Internet

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As education, jobs, and the national and global economy go digital, people without broadband (high-speed Internet) access risk being left behind. This disparity in who’s online and who isn’t is often called the digital divide – Read More

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Appeals Court ‘Net Neutrality’ Ruling Clouds Internet Access

Poorer Consumers Feared Negatively Impacted by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper FCC and Net Neutrality (Stock Photo) A federal court ruling on Jan. 14 striking down “net neutrality” could forever change consumers’ access to the full Internet experience, observers say. Read More

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40% Of World Has Internet Access; Cheaper/More Plentiful Mobile Access And ‘Digital Naives’ Will Continue Spread

[University Herald] Cheaper and more plentiful mobile plans are helping to increase the reach of Internet access across the world. By 2013, around 40 percent of the planet will have online access, according to a United Nations report released Monday. Another report by the International Read More