Is the Digital Divide Really Closing? a Critique of Inequality Measurement in a Nation Online

@inproceedings{CLOSING2003IsTD,
  title={Is the Digital Divide Really Closing? a Critique of Inequality Measurement in a Nation Online},
  author={REALLY CLOSING and A CRITIQUE and A NATION ONLINE and Steven P. Martin},
  year={2003}
}
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Report “A Nation Online: How Americans are Expanding their Use of the Internet,” computer ownership and Internet use are rapidly becoming more equally distributed across households in the United States. The authors of “A Nation Online” use two statistical arguments to support this claim: 1) annual rates of increase for computer and Internet use are increasing most quickly for poor households, and 2) “Gini” coefficients for inequality of computer use… CONTINUE READING

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