Digital Generations: High-Speed Withdrawal

What happens when high-speed Internet users are forced to revert to dial-up? For the third installment in the weeklong Digital Generations series for Morning Editions, Joel Rose reports that some college students accustomed to high-speed connections on campus are making a frustrating transition to the low-fi modem world. But there are also some benefits: High-speed addicts say they are reading more, and weaning themselves from a computer addiction.

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