[LINK] Fwd: MR 52/09: Older Australians less likely to participate in the digital economy [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Tom Koltai tomk at unwired.com.au
Sun May 10 12:19:11 EST 2009



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> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman1.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Antony Barry
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> Subject: [LINK] Fwd: MR 52/09: Older Australians less likely 
> to participate in the digital economy [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
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> > From: "Australian Communications & Media Authority"
> > <media at acma.gov.au>
> > Date: 7 May 2009 10:42:17 AM
> > To: <tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au>
> > Subject: MR 52/09: Older Australians less likely to participate in  
> > the digital economy [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
> > Reply-To: media at acma.gov.au
> >
> > Age is the most significant driver of internet use in the home,
> > according to an Australian Communications and Media Authority  
> > report, released today. The report indicates that nearly three out  
> > of four people (specifically, 73 per cent) have a home internet  
> > connection and 87 per cent of the population have used the  
> > internet. In contrast, only 48 per cent of people aged 65 and over  
> > have the internet at home and 44 per cent have never used the  
> > internet.
> > The full release can be found at: http://www.acma.gov.au/WEB/ 
> > STANDARD/pc=PC_311716

This is direct contrrast to the Whuirlpool stats that would suggest the
younger members are migrating to portable devices with the older members
now more likely to be involved in digital file transfers.

I analysed the Whirlpool stats in this regard in Feb this year.

In Australia Everyone Over 25 must be using P2P.
http://www.perceptric.com/blog/_archives/2009/2/20/4098617.html



















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