Creative Intelligence In Action
The Internet is important for a huge variety of reasons, and it affects and facilitates nearly every aspect of modern life. A view in society has evolved MISSION that Internet access is one of the civil rights of a person. The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution that condemns any state blocking or restricting access to the Internet for its citizens. At the same time, a greater part of the world population of over 7,6 billion people still have no access to the Internet. In most cases, those who have it must pay for it.
The monthly cost of residential internet with a connection speed of 10 Mb/s in different countries varies from $3.40 to $197.70. An average monthly subscription fee in the world is about $30. If the Internet is considered to meet a basic human need, everyone should have an opportunity for Internet access whether it is paid or for free. According to the United Nations in 2016, there are over 800 million people below the poverty line (under $1.90 per capita a day). This is over 10% of the world population. The wealthiest and the middle class account for 24%. For 76% of the world population the monthly cost of the Internet is a substantial amount. And it goes without saying that almost everyone would welcome some additional sources of revenue.