Global Diffusion of the Internet - I: India: Is the Elephant Learning to Dance?

  title={Global Diffusion of the Internet - I: India: Is the Elephant Learning to Dance?},
  author={Peter Wolcott and Seymour E. Goodman},
  journal={Commun. Assoc. Inf. Syst.},
With his proclamation in 1998 that "IT is India's tomorrow", Prime Minister Vajpayee captured a vision of a 21 st century India substantially different from that of the previous century, with its high levels of poverty, bloated bureaucracies, and protectionist policies. He envisioned the new India as a major IT power, fully integrated with the global economy, bringing about substantial domestic and international benefit. The Internet is a key to this vision, both as an enabler of… 
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