By Samantha Hellawell.Bridging the digital divide is about more than simply improving access to new technology. For excluded groups in particular, there is little relevant ‘content’ available on an internet which is driven by the market and aimed at affluent consumers. The best solution is to let people develop content for themselves. Beyond Access features eight case studies of innovative projects which are doing just that. Drawing on their experience, this major new report proposes a radical approach to delivering an inclusive information society.
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