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Wanted: Proactive Policies

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What is the most effective method to spread the digital wave, especially of the spatial kind, in rural communities and developing countries? The following links offer some fodder, although Korea left the company of developing nations some time ago. A lot of talk has centered around the potential of wireless to bridge the digital chasm between the Knows and the Know-nots in places lacking adequate infrastructure.

• “Broadband Korea”
• “Broadband Wonderland”
• “South Korea leads the way”

More musing on this topic with time.

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• Political Equilibrium

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    Written by Harsh

    November 14th, 2004 at 6:40 pm

    Posted in LBS,Planning,Social

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    1. good question but in the US, this will be seen as big government stepping on private enterprise

      gis2gov

      15 Nov 04 at 11:30 AM

    2. @gis2gov: True, so a balance would have to be struck.

      Harsh

      16 Nov 04 at 6:29 PM

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