Martha Lane Fox was one of the first entrepreneurs of the dotcom boom. While still in her 20s she founded what is now Europe's largest travel and leisure website, www.lastminute.com.
Now she is the British government's digital inclusion champion, trying to persuade the millions of people without internet access to get online.
Jonathan Charles asked her why she believes those people are disadvantaged.
Watch the full interview with Martha Lane Fox on HARDtalk on Tuesday 13 October 2009.
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