Computers 'do not boost learning' (30 Sep 2004)
Dr Selwyn added: "The government is desperately trying to bring in online voting. Even with this, people won't vote unless they think it is relevant.
"It's hardly as if voting booths are inaccessible or cost a lot of money to use.
"It's good to make access to the internet as wide as possible, so that no one is left behind, but we have to accept that not everyone needs it in their lives."
Learning how to use a computer was a large task in itself that many, especially the elderly, did not feel was worthwhile.
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