Tag: Internet access
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, which includes $65 billion for expanding broadband access throughout the country. Since 2020, the U.S. government has offered the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), a program that provides discounts…13 August 2021
More than 3.5 billion left in the dark: why we’re still fighting to reach U.N. targets for internet access
Access Now and partners call on U.S. Congress to ensure internet and phone access for all during COVID-19
In a new op-ed published at Slate, David Kaye, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the freedom of expression, and Brett Solomon, our executive director, argue that in global policy, connecting the developing world to the internet isn’t enough. Respect for human rights must go “hand in glove” with the drive to connection.
…14 October 2015