digital divide

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digital divide (plural digital divides)

  1. The gap between those with regular, effective access to digital technologies and those without.
    • 2020 April 17, Rebecca Solnit, “Coronavirus does discriminate, because that’s what humans do”, in The Guardian[1]:
      As schools were closed, the digital divide meant that more affluent families with computers, iPads and good internet connections had a very different home educational (and informational, social and entertainment) situation than families without these amenities.



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