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Google attempts to bridge the digital divide with Kansas City's poor communities

Nonprofits reach out to Google to talk about Internet access in poor communities.



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"Once you have the fiber drop into your home, that fiber drop can provide a range of speeds," she says. "That fiber connection will 'future-proof' your home."

Google isn't opposed to finding a working arrangement with Connecting for Good.

"We'd love to work with them in a different way that's not against our terms of service," Wandres says.

Liimatta sounds unfazed by opposition to his plan and hopes to reach a future compromise.

"I like the [Google] people I've worked with," he says. "Google is a megacorporation. It's hard to take anything they do personally."

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