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XO Laptop and Digital Divide

More interesting MN blogging discussion about the XO laptop and the Digital Divide. This time from Erica M at Metroblogging Minneapolis:

While reading MNspeak response to the MPR story on the University of Minnesota Institute on Race & Poverty's report "Digital Justice: Progress towards Digital Inclusion in Minnesota," I had this thought:

Isn't it as much about access to the hardware as it is about access to the internet connection? Is $30/month for your broadband connection really more difficult to come by than a chunk of change on the order of $400-$1200 for a computer?


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