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Covid and the Digital Divide

Digital Rights  |  Fri Apr 02 2021

In the US, authorities from the Cherokee Nation's 'Cherokee Connect' programme have established 35 free drive-in WiFi points for digitally excluded people throughout their far-flung communities.  The technology allows people to remain in their cars to ensure social distancing; as long as they are within 100 feet of the signage they have free online access.

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