The White House contender wants to make sure every U.S. home has a fiber broadband connection at an affordable cost.
An estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home and 18% do not have home access to broadband internet.
Many without computers or reliable internet rely on free computer labs or public WiFi networks to do their homework.
Julian Assange has been stripped of his internet access for violating the terms of the asylum.
We often conceptualize Internet access as a convenience, but not as something that's crucial to survival. In fact, millennials
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All of the Internet's stakeholders - businesses, civil society, governments, and the technical community - hold a piece of
That's a big portion of voters that many local politicians are missing. And for those low-income, limited-access groups who prioritize social media, those platforms may be one of the only venues they have to get involved with local politics.
So outside of the box.
Further afield in northern Kenya, a local Internet service provider (ISP), Mawingu, is providing low-cost Wi-Fi Internet
In cities like Detroit, nearly 40 percent of residents can't get online easily.
Zephyr Teachout pitches more broadband as part of a new New Deal.
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The Internet holds the potential to become the most equal-opportunity platform for economic empowerment the world has ever known. Yet the only way to realize this goal is for the entire planet -- yes, every one of the world's nearly seven-and-a-half billion inhabitants -- to gain affordable Internet access.
Access to the internet is increasing rapidly, and many organizations, whether they are non-profit, for-profit or governmental, have transitioned to the web, and many are only operating online.
Google hopes Project Loon will also help save lives and provide communications during disasters.