In response to a 3% tax on broadband access,Mexican citizens began on and off-line protests.

Last week, Mexico mobilized Twitter users with the hash tag #internetnecesario, which translates into “the internet is a necessity” along with human “tweet demonstrations”. The  Mexican public has been protesting, both virtually and off-line ever since a 3% tax on broadband access was announced.

Never Neutral reports:

According to recent studies, Mexico is populated by more than a hundred million inhabitants, yet only 6 million have broadband access and just 11.3 million computers are connected to the Internet. On top of that, Mexico has one of the most expensive Internet Service Porvider monopolies (and I would say one of the worst) in the world.

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