The Importance Of Access To The Internet

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Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms that all human beings are entitled too, no matter who or where they come from in the world. It is the right to life, liberty, equality, and freedoms. “The right to Internet access, also known as the right to broadband, is the view that all people should be able to access the Internet in order to exercise and enjoy their rights to Freedom of expression and opinion and other fundamental human rights.” As we grow as a society and the way of living continues to constantly change different things become essential to human life. In this decade of life, technology surrounds humans in our every day lives. Even the United Nations have recognized the access to the internet as a human right. Stating that …show more content…
As the internet continues to grow it transforms things people used to touch with their hands to online sources. As a matter of fact their was a time in the world where people used phone books, newspapers were seen at every corner and people could walk in to stores to rent a movie. But all of that is becoming unknown because human beings can just do all of that online now. Actually if a person want to watch a movie, it can be streamed right online. If a person wants to read a book, why go to the library where they can download it on a computer at the comfort of home. Actually, even most magazines and newspapers are slowing down on selling physical papers, because they know most people just want to read online and will just sign up for an online based subscriptions. We live in a society where the internet is taking over and with that it means it is essential that human beings have access to …show more content…
But it is a place where people can go online to find work, a place where homework can be completed, a place where opportunities and resources can be found and a place where a person can stay connected to the rest of the world.As a society we learn to grow and adapt as the things around us change. The internet has introduced improvements in technology, making it also extremely useful when it comes to education. Teachers use the internet to post assignment, homework and lecture sides online. They give students assignment where the access of the internet is needed to complete it. In addition when people do have access to the internet great things can happen as people can even go to school online and even earn a degree. The internet has now become an important learning tool in our society. The access to the internet has also been a helpful benefit to finding things such as work. Job listing are posted online every day, for people to apply to. Social media offers so many apps and website to alert job seeks when a job becomes available. Employer are also using the internet to their advantage to do background checks on new hires. Using the internet to check out potential employees do see if they would be a good fit or not. (Smith, 2016) Finally another thing the internet is essential for is staying connected. It allows a person to see what is happening on the other side of the world.

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