In Belgium, federal ombudsman calls for constitutional right to internet access

By Alan Hope, 6 August 2021
Flag of Belgium (photo credit: pixabay / David_Peterson)
Flag of Belgium (photo credit: pixabay / David_Peterson)
The federal ombudsman service has issued an opinion to parliament in which it calls for the right to internet access for all to be included in the Constitution. [...] Ombudsman David Baele said, “The complaints and signals we receive show that many people do not have the budget, equipment or skills to access the internet. The digitisation of public services should not leave anyone behind. Everyone should be able to carry out their administrative procedures and have their rights asserted.”
Read the full article here: The Brussels Times


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