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An international survey of Internet users has found that more than 80 per cent believe affordable access to the Internet should be a basic human right.

Some 23,326 Internet users from 24 different countries were surveyed on a range of issues including online security, surveillance and censorship.

The CIGI-Ipsos Global Survey on Internet Security and Trust found that 83 per cent of users believe affordable access to the Internet should be a basic human right. As well, 81 per cent of users said the Internet is important for their own economic future and likelihood.

Fen Hampson, director of CIGI's Global Security and Politics...

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