UN declares Internet access a "human right"

Jérôme Nicolle jerome at ceriz.fr
Mon Jun 6 19:36:05 CDT 2011


2011/6/7 Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at gmail.com>:
>> http://m.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/06/internet-a-human-right
>
> Looks like the UN does not have anything more interesting or important
> to do, or how to waste time and money.
>
> What happened with the other rights?   yada yada and a signature in a
> paper does not mean much.

Consider two alternatives :

- Finance guns, soldier training, refugee camps, humanitarian ground
help and political meetings and treaties to make a revolution happens
in a (more or less controled) bloodshed

OR

- Take a strong position to preserve freedom of speech and wider use
of the Internet as a mean to let the people self-organize in a
political process, thus avoiding violent revolutions

What do you think is best ?


-- 
Jérôme Nicolle




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