[NMLN] FW: Broadband Rights
bormand at ad.nmsu.edu
Thu Jul 1 12:19:21 MDT 2010
Interesting development in Finland.
From: Steven T. Leask [mailto:sleask at nmsu.edu]
Subject: Broadband Rights
(CNN) -- Finland has become the first country in the world to make broadband internet access a legal right for all citizens.
The legislation, which came into effect Thursday, forces telecom operators to provide a reasonably priced broadband connection with a downstream rate of at least one megabit per second (mbs) to every permanent residence and office, the Finnish government said in a statement.
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