Whacky Weekend: Is Internet Access a Human Right?

Marshall Eubanks marshall.eubanks at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 09:36:44 CST 2012


On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> Vint Cerf says no: http://j.mp/wwL9Ip

With all due respect to Vint, I think that it isn't now, but it will be.

Regards
Marshall

>
> But I wonder to what degree that's dependent on how much our governments make
> Internet access the most practical/only practical way to interact with them.
>
> Understand: I'm not saying that FiOS should be a human right.  But as a
> society, America's recognized for decades that you gotta have a telephone,
> and subsidized local/lifeline service to that extent; that sort of subsidy
> applies to cellular phones now as well.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> Cheers,
> -- jr 'yes, I know I'm early...' a
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