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Laziness is not covid app refuseniks' only reason

Henry Burrell
Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Henry Burrell
Thu, 14 Jan 2021
Access to smartphones is not the only factor affecting the use of the NZ Covid Tracer app.While it is one explanation for a New Zealander to not use the app, there are other reasons that citizens may find themselves digitally excluded.The government’s Digital Inclusion Blueprint published in March 2019 remains a key reference point according to Anna Pendergrast, Co-Lead at media and communications group Antistatic.“It’s not just that people don’t have access to the internet, or they don’t have a phone that they can...

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