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Vol 38 No 20

Published 10th October 1997


Net politics

Since 1993, when only South Africa, Tunisia and Algeria had internet connectivity, there has been a vast expansion of web providers and services in Africa. Now only a minority of countries have no access. Apart from the potential for commercial promotion which has been exploited by many companies, information – on news, stock-markets, arts, sport, tourism, governments – is the commodity which will drive the future of the internet.

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