Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN:
"Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right
includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek,
receive and impart information and ideas through any media and
regardless of frontiers."
[Because so many people have access to the internet currently, refusing this access to aa section or part of the population would alienate and put them as a disadvantage]
[A french court ruled that the right to the internet is a basic human right which can't be infringed. This goes against president Sarkozy who was fighting against internet piracy. The french court ruled that blocking access to the internet goes against the Declaration of Human Rights, part of the french constitution]
[4 out of 5 people in a 270,000 person poll believe that access to the internet is a human right]