Policy

How Net Neutrality Can Narrow Digital Divide

Mar 13, 2015

SETTING THE STAGE: Vikki Katz (professor at Rutgers University) and Michael Levine (executive director at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center) explore in Slate how net neutrality "lay[s] the groundwork for the success of efforts aimed at resolving inequalities that low-income U.S. families face when it comes to access to, and meaningful engagement with, broadband and digital technologies." Levine, who oversaw a study on Hispanic families' digital habits, argues that "safeguarding families’ access to the kinds of niche Web content that throttling would have likely slowed."

Policy

How Net Neutrality Can Narrow Digital Divide

Mar 13, 2015

SETTING THE STAGE: Vikki Katz (professor at Rutgers University) and Michael Levine (executive director at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center) explore in Slate how net neutrality "lay[s] the groundwork for the success of efforts aimed at resolving inequalities that low-income U.S. families face when it comes to access to, and meaningful engagement with, broadband and digital technologies." Levine, who oversaw a study on Hispanic families' digital habits, argues that "safeguarding families’ access to the kinds of niche Web content that throttling would have likely slowed."

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