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16 April 2012 | The Guardian
16 April 2012 | V3.co.ukarXiv [PDF] repository of academic papers.
16 April 2012 | Financial Times
16 April 2012 | Eweekreport from the Pew Internet Project. Senior citizens, those who prefer to take our interviews in Spanish rather than English, adults with less than a high school education and those living in households earning less than USD 30,000 per year are the least likely adults to have internet access, the survey found. Among adults who do not use the Internet, almost half have said that the main reason they don’t go online is because they don’t think the Internet is relevant to them. Most have never used the Internet before, and don’t have anyone in their household who does. About one in five say that they do know enough about technology to start using the Internet on their own and only one in 10 said that they were interested in using the Internet or email in the future. In February 2001, when about half of adults were online, only 4 percent of American households had broadband access; as of August 2011, about six in ten American adults (62 percent) have a high-speed broadband connection at home, the report found. Men are more likely than women to have home broadband and whites are more likely than minorities. Though one of the newer online activities the Pew study found that as of 2011 social networking sites were used by 65 percent of all Internet users, which is equal to half of all American adults.
16 April 2012 | Business Week
16 April 2012 | Journalism.co.ukBattle for the internet' which looks at the challenges facing the dream of an open internet. Today's articles include a piece in Mandarin on Chinese internet censorship, an Estonian-language piece on how the country has embraced the web and an article in Russian on the Kremlin's attitude to the 'western' internet. The foreign-language articles follow a similiar initiative last year, in which 72 Guardian articles were translated into Arabic - mostly covering the Arab Spring uprisings, but also some UK football reports.