In 2009, France became one of the few countries to make Internet access a human right. Then Finland kicked it up a notch, making 1-megabit broadband Web access a legal right, and promising to work toward universal 100Mb broadband connections by the end of 2015.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton didn't specify bandwidth but seems to agree with the spirit of a freely connected world of ideas.
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Audio Embed: CBS Radio's Osgood File 2/16/11.