Internet should be 'basic human right' – Berners-Lee

Thursday 11 December 2014 | 15:05 CET | News
World wide web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has called for internet access to be recognised as a human right. Presenting his World Wide Web Foundation's latest report tracking the internet's global impact, Berners-Lee said the internet could help tackle inequality as long as rights such as freedom of expression, affordable access and net neutrality were "hardwired" into the basic rules of net use. "It's time to recognise the internet as a basic human right," he said. "That means guaranteeing affordable access for all, ensuring internet packets are delivered without commercial or political

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