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The digital divide: the problem of access to the Internet. World data. FRANK LA RUE, Special Editor Organization of the United Nations thought about the problem of access to the Internet and its inclusion as one of the rights of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Internet access should be a universal right, accessible to any individual because it allows people to not only exercise their right of opinion and expression, but also part of human rights and promotes the advancement of society as a whole. It should be a right for easy access for anyone, recommending that governments easier access. Internet allows individuals to exercise our right of opinion and helps the progress of society as a whole. Governments should strive to offer access widely available to all, accessible and that everyone could afford. Internet access should be a priority for all States. Access to different web pages through Internet must be maintained and is especially valuable in key political movements, such as elections, times of social unrest or political or historical anniversaries. Internet is the vehicle to exercise the right to freedom of expression. States have the obligation to assume its commitment to develop effective policies to achieve universal access. FRANK LA RUE discusses the notion of the "digital divide" as applied to the main tool of the services of Information Technology and Communication: Internet. Although he has started talking about this concept many years ago. The "digital divide" or "technology gap" refers to the social and economic difference between communities that have Internet access at no. Although inequalities can also refer to all Information Technology and Communication as the personal computer, mobile phones and other devices. "The digital divide" are exactly the differences prior to access to technologies. This term also refers to the differences between groups according to their ability to use Information Technology and Communication effectively, due to different levels of literacy and technological capability. It is also sometimes used to indicate differences between groups that have access to quality digital content and those without. The opposite term is most often used is "digital inclusion" and "digital inclusion genuine"

The Universal Declaration of the Human Rights  

A presentation by Rubén Fernández Vela, during the REactor conference.

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