The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the influence of technology in our lives. We live in times where we can acquire or sell anything online. We get quality access to healthcare, government services, and education online. Payment gateways enable us to give rise to cashless transactions. Verifications and signatures are digitized.
Communication devices and platforms enable us to stay in touch with one another. The meals we desire are delivered home. We can educate students, mobilize crowds, conduct conferences or meetings, hold digital political rallies, all within the comfort of our homes. Even amidst this pandemic, technology facilitates some of us to stay within the safety of our homes, survive and even thrive. Technological giants like Google and Facebook have allowed their employees to work from home for the foreseeable future.
The right to Internet access, also known as the right to broadband or freedom to connect, is the view that all people must be able to use the Internet to exercise and enjoy their rights to freedom of expression and opinion and other fundamental human rights, that states ha duty to ensure that Internet access is extensively available and that states may not unreasonably restrict an individual's ticket to the Internet.
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More internet access could mean everything to people in rural areas, and the way we could deliver it is something unexpected. To know more, read here:
To connect the rest of the world’s population who are still unconnected, policymakers need to address two key questions. To know what are they, read here:
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical nature of access to fast and affordable internet service. To know 5 steps to get internet to all, click here:
Internet is quickly becoming essential as the world's commerce, educational resources, and entertainment move online. To know more read the article:
Internet access is not a luxury anymore, instead, it is a moral human right and everyone should have unmonitored and uncensored access to this global medium, provided free of charge for those who are unable to afford it. To make this possible, the internet for everyone is a project to make this global need access to every individual on this planet.
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Project Loon is launched by Google X which provides Internet connectivity to the users in remote or rural areas via special fabricated balloons which keeps on floating in the stratosphere. To know more, click here:
Project Loon is a project of Google Inc. In this project, balloons float in the stratosphere, twice as high as airplanes and the weather. To know in detail about this, click here:
Shortly, it is believed that our digital infrastructure might collapse. Rather, there will be a social innovation that surpasses the Internet. The invention, it appears, will be the metaverse – a finale of the Internet and the boundless probabilities in augmented and virtual reality technologies.
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By 2069, every single person on Earth will have access to the Internet. This is because Google, Facebook, and a few other competitors are using Internet connectivity initiatives. To know more, click here:
The Internet is just a few decades old, but in that short span of time it has experienced significant changes. To know the future of internet, click here:
To know what will the Internet be like in the next 50 years, read here:
The term “IoT” stands for Internet of Things is a most significant topic in the engineering, technology, industry, etc. To know more about this, click here:
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