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OLPC achieves goal of One Laptop Per Child... on The Rock


One Laptop Per Child. That was the lofty goal set out by NickNeg before Intel ever dreamed of a Classmate PC. Today that goal was realized although perhaps on a smaller scale than the non-profit may have hoped. The tiny, South Pacific island nation of Niue (known locally as "The Rock") just issued a shiny new laptop to every sticky-fingered, primary and secondary school miscreant -- that's 500 in total for a island of 1,500 people. Seems, high-schoolers have been fitted with the freebie as well to go along with the free Internet access provided to all the island's inhabitants. Luxembourg, you paying attention?

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