On Internet Governance
As the third decade of the 21st Century unfolds we find ourselves in the midst of a global pandemic. Among many lessons from this continuing experience, we have found that the global Internet is playing a significant role for many of the nearly 60% of the world’s population that has access to it. Of course, the quality, cost and reliability of access varies and in every country there are areas that have little or no useful access. Nonetheless, its benefits have been apparent, especially for those able to work remotely, obtain general access to information and those relying on it for important scientific exchanges and. The latter contributed to the speed with which vaccines were developed against the SARS-COV-2 virus that leads to COVID-19 infection.
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