Whacky Weekend: Is Internet Access a Human Right?
jra at baylink.com
Thu Jan 5 10:09:59 CST 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Leo Bicknell" <bicknell at ufp.org>
> Broadband, to me, is not a human right. It is something that makes our
> society more efficient, and improves the quality of life for virtually
> every citizen, so I do think the government has a role and interest in
> seeing widespread, if not universal broadband deployment. Failure to
> provide broadband to someone is not a human rights violation though,
> and the idea that it is probably is offensive to those who have
> experienced real human rights violations.
Didn't *say* broadband. Didn't even say "Internet service". Said "Internet
*access*", in the non-techspeak meaning of those words.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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