The change, when it came, was small enough, modifying Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to add to the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the right to unencumbered access to an unfiltered Internet on which the principles of net neutrality are protected by law.
The floodgates opened then, because open networks sustain and support open societies, and the free exchange of bits can underpin many other forms of freedom.
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Author: Bill Thompson
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