Thursday, February 2, 2012

Is The Internet a Human Right?

Brett Yasko
Yesterday I covered Father Finnin's Ethics in Leadership class and we discussed whether we thought access to the Internet rose to the level of a human right. This conversation was brought on by the op-ed in the New York Times by Vinton Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google, who says it is not. I thought it was a fascinating discussion with many nuanced perspectives which the students were able to identify and discuss in a civil and understanding manner.

Check it out for yourself: Internet Access is Not a Human Right

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