Finland is now the first country in the world where every citizen is entitled to high-speed Internet connection, starting today. A similar plan for the United States faces hurdles and will likely take years to come to fruition. As of July 1, "every Finn will have the right to access to a 1 megabit per second broadband connection," with a goal of a 100 mbps connection by 2015.
We have reached ... the distant future, where broadband internet access is as much of a right as water, in Finland.
Year 2010, Where Broadband is a "Right" in Finland