Thursday, June 11, 2009

Top French Court: Access to internet basic human right

It's always encouraging to see freedom being defended anywhere in the world, but sad when our freedoms are trampled on with regularity here in America, the supposed land of the free. Regardless, good for France. The globalists are desperate to shut the internet down, because, with the main stream media under their total control, the internet is the last bastion of free speech and information and, as our Founders knew all too well, an educated and informed people are a free people.

    France's highest court has inflicted an embarrassing blow to President Sarkozy by cutting the heart out of a law that was supposed to put France in the forefront of the fight against piracy on the internet.

    The Constitutional Council declared access to the internet to be a basic human right, directly opposing the key points of Mr Sarkozy's law, passed in April, which created the first internet police agency in the democratic world.

    The strongly-worded decision means that Mr Sarkozy's scheme has backfired and inadvertently boosted those who defend the free-for-all culture of the web.

    Mr Sarkozy and Christine Albanel, his Culture Minister, forced the law through parliament despite misgivings from many of the President's centre-right MPs. It was rejected in its first passage through Parliament.

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