Monday, June 6, 2011
The Los Angeles Times Technology Blog reports:
“Internet access is a human right, according to a United Nations report released on Friday [June 3, 2011]….
‘Given that the Internet has become an indispensable tool for realizing a range of human rights, combating inequality, and accelerating development and human progress, ensuring universal access to the Internet should be a priority for all states," said the report from Frank La Rue, a special rapporteur to the United Nations, who wrote the document "on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression.’"
Hat tip InternetLaw (@InternetLaw)