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Report: Disconnected, disadvantaged, and Disenfranchised: Explorations in the digital divide

The mass diffusion of digital media and the explosive growth of the Internet are reshaping the lives and lifestyles of many Americans. Over the last decade, the rise of digital technologies has fundamentally altered how people work, play, communicate, socialize, and otherwise engage their communities.