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Countries where internet connection is a fundamental right of citizens

In many countries around the world, Internet service has been primarily included in the human rights list. What are the countries that not only recognize the basic human rights of the internet but also provide this facility to their citizens?


The Finnish government incorporated the Internet into fundamental rights in 2010 and increased the scope of broadband service over a period of five years, providing 1MB Internet service to every citizen. 

Costa Rica.

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court issued a verdict that incorporated the Internet into fundamental rights. The court ruled, “Information, communication is the basic right of every person, therefore, the government should provide this facility to every citizen. After the judicial decision, the people of Costa Rica are provided with Internet Fundamental Rights.


Estonia’s government launched a program in 2000 that provided Internet service to everyone throughout the country, assuming basic human rights, Now the internet is provided to every citizen as a basic right. The government believes that the Internet is one of the most important contemporary needs, so access to every citizen is essential.


The French Supreme Court also acknowledged the fundamental right of internet access and obliged the government to ensure Internet access to all citizens. 


In Spain, it is determined that the National Agency of Telafornica guarantees everyone to receive broadband service at reasonable prices. And they should provide everyone with at least one megabyte of Internet speed per second in the country.

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