Malaysia could consider Internet access a fundamental right

Malaysia is considering the possibility of amending its constitution to include Internet access as a fundamental right to bridge the digital divide between the urban and rural areas. The Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Gobind Singh Deo, opined that the status of constitutional right will likely give additional incentives for the government, at both the state and federal level, to boost efforts to provide the service to all Malaysians.he  He will take the proposal to Cabinet and then assess whether the amendment would be supported by the members of parliament.