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UK teenagers without the Internet are “educationally disadvantaged”

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A recent  study, conducted by Oxford University’s department of education and partially funded by the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA), examined how UK teenagers are using the internet and came away with two interesting conclusions: 1. Teenagers who do not have Internet access in their home feel they are “educationally disadvantaged” 2. The…

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The Surprising SOPA Blackout Results

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On January 18th, 2012 many high-profile websites either went dark or restricted content that day in an effort to bring awareness to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). The awareness effort was quickly nicknamed the SOPA blackout. Though many news outlets reported before and during the blackout,  little information…

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Internet Usage at Work

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Do you use the Internet while at work? The graphs below compare Internet usage by gender of those individuals in the work place. While this next graph takes statistics from a separate source, the percentages remain relatively unchanged, with male users reportedly accessing the Internet at work more often than female users. What these statistics…

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