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How to Make the Internet Available to All

by Bill Hayes

The New York Times’ Room for Debate lets various knowledgeable contributors discuss news events and other timely issues. One recent debate covered: How to Make the Internet Available to All.

As Jim Dwyer pointed out in a Times column this week, as Internet access has become crucial for many Americans, particularly students, the inability to pay for online service has kept millions disconnected.

Does the industry need to be more closely regulated, or subject to more government action, to provide wider Internet access to lower-income people? [more]