Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic Information Society’s Charter of Principles, agreed by experts and various organizations, states that " there shouldn’t be any restriction to Internet access," calling it," an universal right for people living in the country.”
The document was released by Amparo Arango, president of the Internet Society, Dominican Republic Chapter and in charge of International Relations of the Dominican Telecom Institute (Indotel).
She said the Charter was validated in a participatory effort with various organizations, groups and voices of Dominican society of civil society, government agencies, private sector, universities, independent professionals, journalists and many more.
Arango, quoted by acento.com.do, cited the workshop "Validation of the early Internet in the Dominican Republic" held in Beijing, headed by Peruvian expert Eric Iriarte, as the regulatory framework and Internet governance.
She said Dominican Republic’s Charter of Principles of the Internet will be made available to representatives of relevant sectors, and thanked GLOBAL ISOC through the program Beyond the Net and local partners PUCMM and INDOTEL, “for always supporting the processes which have consolidated the country’s Internet governance.”