We’re All Connected Now, So Why Is the Internet So White and Western?


“The networking of humanity is no longer confined to a few economically prosperous parts of the world. For the first time in history, we are creating a truly global and accessible communication network. However, while access to the internet is quickly being democratised, research by us for the ​Geonet project at the Oxford Internet Institute​ shows that web content remains heavily skewed towards rich, western countries.”

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