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Access to internet -- a 'human right'?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during an event at Facebook headquarters on April 4, 2013 in Menlo Park, California. Zuckerberg announced a new product for Android called Facebook Home. April 10 he announced a new political group. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The world can't seem to get food and clean water to starving children in Africa, but Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wants to make sure everyone has access to the internet:

Facebook announced an effort on Wednesday to bring the Internet to the 5 billion people around the world who currently lack access.

The project, called Internet.org, is a partnership with tech giants Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung.

In an interview on CNN's "New Day," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained that he believes "connectivity is a human right."


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