Personal Democracy Forum: getting 'net tech to everyone

Personal Democracy Forum: getting 'net tech to everyone

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The 'net has become an increasingly important factor for jobs and also for democracy, but a lot of Americans are left out.

Andrew Rasiej and Micah Sifry have proposed a platform which helps create level playing field to be fair to everyone. Jeff Jarvis has the best summary here, most fundamentally:

Declare the Internet a public good.

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Peter Bucknell

The Forum was extremely interesting. Some of the big thinkers were there stirring the minds…
Noam Chomsky would have been interested. He was always talking about the relationship between Government, Media the people.
Pete

bdunbar

Declare the Internet a public good.
a) Fine. Who pays for that? Do we drop a network connection to every house in the nation? What about a computer?
b) Is it needed? Something like half the nation is wired. If you 're not ON the internet it's largely because you don't want to be. Getting hooked up is cheap and affordable .. if you want it.

bdunbar

Declare the Internet a public good.
a) Fine. Who pays for that? Do we drop a network connection to every house in the nation? What about a computer?
b) Is it needed? Something like half the nation is wired. If you 're not ON the internet it's largely because you don't want to be. Getting hooked up is cheap and affordable .. if you want it.

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Wat gaat de rente doen op de lange termijn

Inmiddels zijn drie partijen actief die hypotheken slijten aan huizenkopers met een betalingsachterstand

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