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Should the internet be a fundamental right?

80 % people around the world believe that internet access is a fundamental right.
The revolution in Egypt shows that internet (in that case mostly Twitter) is the tool to enhance ideas. TED.com is another example of that.
But as the same time people around the world do not have access to this magnificent and even if they have, it is under surveillance.
In we look at the Egyptian revolution, you will that the impact and the spread of the idea of 'we can change our country' came from the internet. Twitter was not only a logistic tool but also a powerful spreading tool.
Mass media follow the revolution on Twitter.
So my question is 'should the internet be a fundamental right?'
And if it is how do we define it?


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    Mar 9 2011: Preventing one population from accessing the internet should definitely be stated as a sign of civil war.
    Just like blocking planes and phone communications was stated as a sign of war.

    But then, from the individual point of view, I wouldn't say it is fundamental for anybody to have an access to the internet. If I someday choose to cut my networks and live a simple life, I don't want anybody to say "Hey, he's not enjoying the human rights..." or something. I probably wouldn't care about gossiping anymore, but well...

    It's something everyone should chose.
    Being able to chose is good.
    Not being able because of financial/connexion/ethic matters, isn't that bad.
    Not being able to chose because of political matters is fundamentally wrong.

    Great topic to think about!

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