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<nettime> digital divide (fwd)

The space of eCommerce:

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Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2000 15:02:32 +0200
From: Andreas Broeckmann <abroeck@transmediale.de>
To: nettime-l@bbs.thing.net
Subject: <nettime> digital divide


a late addition to a message that steve cisler forwarded last month.
(Re: <nettime> FW: DotForce Civil Society list)

the *Digital Divide* is also the topic of a report published by the german
Initiative D 21:

Digitale Spaltung in Deutschland. Ausgangssituation, Internationaler
Vergleich, Handlungsempfehlungen. (August 2000)

this report was written by consultants from Booz, Allen & Hamilton.

Initiative D 21 is a project that has brought together most of the major
industrial players of the IT field and that works closely with the german
government and its ministries to further the development of the IT sector
(on legal, political, educational, vocational training, start-up fields).
the goals is the _acceleration of the transition from the industrial to the
information society_.

>A presentation by a representative of the French Foreign Ministry
>challenged the Congress to develop responses to the variety of global
>initiatives which are currently emerging concerning the Digital Divide
>and specifically the DotForce initiative which was announced at the
>most recent (Okinawa) meeting of the G8 Summit (the G8 being the
>"club" of the Heads of Government of the 8 leading world
>economies--USA, Japan, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Canada,
>and Italy) .
>the seminal document:

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