Covid-19 makes it clearer than ever: access to the internet should be a universal right by Tim Berners-Lee

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The internet eased lockdown life for millions. But millions more still can’t get online, and that’s fundamentally unfair

My 100-zip black backpack, previously the logistical and geek centre of my life, now sits neglected in a corner, not needed since Covid-19 abruptly halted my near-constant travel schedule.

Life went on – with limited disruption, if not quite as normal. After all, I have enough space, equipment and internet connectivity to work comfortably from home. In some ways, life has become more efficient. Less jet lag. More sanity.

To read more of this article by Tim Berners-Lee, go to:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/04/covid-19-internet-universal-right-lockdown-online

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