internet access

Politics
The White House contender wants to make sure every U.S. home has a fiber broadband connection at an affordable cost.
U.S. News
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.
Impact
Many without computers or reliable internet rely on free computer labs or public WiFi networks to do their homework.
World News
Julian Assange has been stripped of his internet access for violating the terms of the asylum.
Impact
We often conceptualize Internet access as a convenience, but not as something that's crucial to survival. In fact, millennials
The World Post
All of the Internet's stakeholders - businesses, civil society, governments, and the technical community - hold a piece of
Politics
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.
Tech
Further afield in northern Kenya, a local Internet service provider (ISP), Mawingu, is providing low-cost Wi-Fi Internet
Tech
In cities like Detroit, nearly 40 percent of residents can't get online easily.
Politics
Zephyr Teachout pitches more broadband as part of a new New Deal.
The World Post
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.
Education
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.
HuffPost Video
Google hopes Project Loon will also help save lives and provide communications during disasters.