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UK Survey Found 43% of Adults Offline by Choice

A recent survey by Ofcom has found that one in five adults are not connected to the interent and have no plan to go online anytime soon. The resutls indicated 17 million Britons are currently offline — that is 30% of the population.

The BBC reports: "The Ofcom research identified two main groups of people without access to the net — the self-excluded and those who are staying offline for financial reasons… This so-called self-excluded group tended to be older or retired, with 61% confessing to never having used a computer. For 30% of those currently offline the main reasons given for that choice was financial or lack of skills."

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