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#409554 - 06/08/11 11:33 PM Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/08...t_n_872836.html
Internet access is a human right, and ensuring universal access to the Web "should be a priority for all states," according to a new United Nations report.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the report -- which comes on the heels of a communications blackout in Syria last week -- was written by Frank La Rue, a special rapporteur to the U.N. who was quick to acknowledge the importance of Internet access as demonstrated by the recent "Arab Spring" uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and other countries. Though the Internet has been in existence since the 1960s, La Rue notes it is its "incorporation into virtually every aspect of modern human life" which makes an unprecedented force and thus worthy of protection.
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#409566 - 06/09/11 01:47 PM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
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Now I wonder if Belize
blocking access to certain sites would be a human rights violation???
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#410636 - 06/26/11 04:16 AM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
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Communist globalist garbage.
The UN should be defunded and banned.

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#410639 - 06/26/11 05:07 AM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
collyk Offline
Fishmonger, so you seem somewhat misinformed as the countries most inclined to ban skype are communist countries. Your comment suggests you support these communist regimes.
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#410700 - 06/27/11 04:02 AM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
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The Internet being a human right? Please.The UN is a tool for the garbage like George Soros and his globalist progressive minions. Don't let any International clobbered together corrupt organization dictate to you.

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#410708 - 06/27/11 02:14 PM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
elbert Offline
freedom to connect? The Internet is a powerful tool for promoting democracy and human rights, and should not be repressed by any government or institution.
Freedom is a two edged sword always has been.
Fishmonger if your against globalization you lost already.
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#410729 - 06/27/11 04:59 PM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
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Sure. Like the fledgling democracy in Egypt eh?
Watch the Euro zone fall apart that will give you a hint to the chances of a global government.

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#410782 - 06/28/11 02:36 PM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
elbert Offline
All these changes are just a part of the evolution towards inevitable globalization.
These totalitarian governments fall to make way.Euro zone will change also. The dam has blown.
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#410789 - 06/28/11 03:31 PM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
blat Offline
inevitable maybe, but not really the point.

I agree with fishmonger when everything is a right then you have no rights. IMHO that is communism.

yes, it sounds like I took that quote right from "miniplenty" no plagiarism was intended

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#410813 - 06/28/11 09:43 PM Re: Internet Access Is A Human Right", United Nations [Re: elbert]
future-expat Offline
People that doubt the value and importance of the internet likely only use it watch porn and troll forums. And talk about letting some one dictate nonsense to you, turn off Fox, get a broader perspective through the power of connectivity. I'm not a huge fan of the U.N. either, but they are on to something here. Knowledge is power and the Internet is the single biggest facilitator of communications ever. People have a right to that knowledge.

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