Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


BDFL - Memuneh
60796 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11673

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

Topic # 25857 3-Sep-2008 16:49
Send private message

Welcome to the TVNZ7 Internet Debate (in association with InternetNZ) on Geekzone. Please use this discussion to post your questions regarding Digital Divide (includes rural and TSO as well).




This will be an organised debate on ICT issues, streamed live to the official website and TVNZ7’s site, directly from Avalon Studios, 23rd September 2008 9:10pm on TVNZ7 (Freeview).

The debate involves four politicians quizzed on major areas of ICT policy with questions coming from you through the online chat, a studio audience, and experienced journalists.

The politicians are Labour’s Minister of Communications Hon David Cunliffe, National ICT Spokesperson Hon Maurice Williamson, ACT Leader Hon Rodney Hide and Greens ICT Spokesperson Metiria Turei.


You can participate live through an IRC channel or by posting your questions in this forum.

Other topics include:

     * Broadband (includes infrastructure, productivity, sustainability)
     * Convergence (includes broadcasting and mobile)
     * Copyright (includes open source)
     * Cybersafety (includes privacy and security as well)
     * Digital Divide (includes TSO and rural as well)

We ask you post only questions in this thread. Please address your question to the person(s) you want to ask it. You are welcome to create your own discussion in the ICT Policies and Regulation forum.

You need to login to post in the Geekzone forums or complete a quick registration to get started.





Create new topic
6 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 166474 23-Sep-2008 10:16
Send private message

Increasing the bandwidth of NZ's internet infrastructure is clearly an

important goal. However it also has the potential to deepen the digital

divide between urban/rural, rich/poor, and across ethnic groups. How will

the different political parties address this issue?


6 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 166475 23-Sep-2008 10:18
Send private message

While the internet is increasing the contact between people on many

levels, it is clear that some people are spending less time face to face

with their family and friends. What impacts do you see this having on our

society and what approach will your party take to addressing those impacts?


247 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 10

Trusted

  Reply # 166638 23-Sep-2008 22:29
Send private message

Following on from Frans question...

The Aotearoa People’s Network is about providing free access to broadband internet services in public libraries so that all New Zealanders can benefit from creating, accessing and experiencing digital content.

Will the partys continue to fund this / grow these types of ideas?

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.