The Finnish Have A Legal Right To Broadband

The Finns really love their Internet.

A new law makes access to braodband a legal right in Filand.  When it goes into effect in July 2010, each Finn will be guaranteed a one-megabit broadband connetion, according to Finland’s YLE, via Huffington Post.

Finalnd is the definitely the broadband right leader — it’s the first country to pass such a law. 

By 2015 each citizen will have a right to 100 megabits per second.

Perhaps more countries will start to follow Finland’s lead.  After all, many of us already consider access to decent broadband a need right up there with food and water. 

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