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M-PESA and other ICT4D projects are leaving behind the developing world’s poorest people. – Slate Magazine

The cost of cellphone-based services is hurting huge swaths of the developing world. For more on cellphone use around the world, see the Slate/New America Foundation map, “Which Countries Have the Most Mobile Phones?” Entrepreneurs, businesses, NGOs, and governments exalt mobile technology as a game-changing tool to fight global poverty. …