Internet Freedom and
the Negative Impact of Command-and-Control Networking
Additionally, Spain and Finland have elevated broadband access to a legal right, and 20 EU nations along with the US have set goals for universal broadband access.
Internet Freedom and the Negative Impact of
Command-and-Control Networking PDF -
By Sascha Meinrath, James Losey, Benjamin Lennett, New America
The second key overlooked facet is that not all connectivity is created equal. Where, how, and what technologies and devices you use to connect to the Internet or broadband will increasingly determine your experience and access to digital opportunities. These two concerns are creating a more nuanced digital divide that manifests itself in terms not only of who has access to broadband and who doesn’t but also of what users can actually do with their connectivity. How government policies address these new divides could determine whether the promise of the Internet as a universal communications medium is fulfilled or serves to re-enforce existing societal inequities.