Inside the Digital Dump

Digital Divide

Technology drives the forces of globalization. But when we replace our computers and flat-screens with the newest in high-tech cool, what happens to the hardware we throw away? Welcome to the digital dumping ground, where the poor make a living off other people’s spare parts.

View Foreign Policy’s revealing photo essay, Inside the Digital Dump. For more information on the digital divide, and how ICTs on occasion only exacerbate social inequality and violent conflict, visit the Digital Divide Network.

For other compelling photo essays from FP, click here.

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