In a new report, the United Nations announced that disconnecting someone from the Internet is a human rights violation. The statement was in response to France and the UK passing laws that ban violators of copyright law from the web. The UN also called for all countries to refrain from cutting off the Internet during political unrest. Read the full article at Wired.com
U.N. Declares Internet a Human Right
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).