Bots are expanding the digital divide.

bots are brodening the digital divide

.From Joe Biden’s commitment to “bridge the digital divide” to the United Kingdom virtually halving the number of homes without internet access by 2020. Governments throughout the world are convinced that access to online services is important for a more equal, productive society and economy. But this is not the end of the story. Being online does not guarantee that everyone has equal access to goods and services. People with the requisite technological abilities have a greater chance of purchasing products and accessing services, and bots are one of the reasons for this. Bots are expanding the digital divide.