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Even when claims about the impact of ICTs are not quite so dramatic, academic opinion seems to echo a conviction that the new technologies will strengthen civil society, empower individuals through increased access to information, and ultimately, create greater transparency on the part of governments. Although it is clear that there is potential for greater political openness and empowerment with ICTs, there is also potential for greater state control. C. C. Yang world press, the role of information technologies for purposes of state surveillance and control are rarely mentioned in these same media outlets.
A potential remedy might be wireless-based technologies, a technology leap-frogging which may provide access at relatively low cost. Given that the productivity and efﬁciency gains from ICT are potentially so considerable over a wide range of The state of Internet use in Asia 27 business and social activities, it may be argued that smart investment in removing barriers to the Internet, and facilitating its efﬁcient and effective use, delivers more value for money than most other investments. This is not to unduly privilege such investment over conﬂicting claims – basic education, clean water, basic health service, and so on – but merely to suggest that the “digital divide” is one of the most productive places to address more general issues of deprivation, rather than a peripheral and indulgent frittering of scarce resources.
However, B2C should not be neglected and we may expect to see it rapidly growing in Asia, though, as elsewhere, many goods and services researched online are ultimately bought ofﬂine (Nua Ltd, November 17, 2000). 2). 39 percent of the world’s population. 96 percent of the global population. Although the Internet is, by deﬁnition, a global network, the location of these users is important. 3 percent. This proportion will naturally drop as connectivity to the Internet increases elsewhere (South China Morning Post, January 13, 2001).