Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Jun 2011 19:52 UTC
Internet & Networking Since it's weekend, let's start with some good news we can all be happy about. The United Nations has declared internet access a human right, and has called upon all nations to not instate any laws that have the power to cut people off the internet, with France and the UK being singled out because they passed three strikes laws.
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RE: France law
by Yamin on Sun 5th Jun 2011 05:50 UTC in reply to "France law"
Yamin
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2006-01-10

Why?

Article 3: "Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person."

Great right... but if you break the law by murdering someone, your right to liberty is taken away and you are sent to jail.

Similarly, if you break the P2P law, you can have your internet right taken away.

How hard is that to reconcile?

Edited 2011-06-05 05:50 UTC

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