Noble idea runs smack into geopolitics
By and large, the tyrants of the world would prefer to _not_ have their serfs connected to the internet. It just foments unrest, don't you know. In particular, see item 4 below and consider information a resource.
The rules of rule:
1. Keep them weak.
2. Keep them dumb.
3. Keep them scared.
4. Control all resources.
5. Divide and conquer.
6. Control their rhythm and pace.
7. Control their chemistry.
8. Control their sex.
9. Jack them around.
10. Use coercion routinely, brute force when necessary.
11. Use deception routinely, the Big Lie when necessary.
12. None of this can show.
13. This is the system; there shall be no other.
Generally speaking, it's the same problem Nikola Tesla ran into with his world wide power transmission idea which, interestingly, was first patented as a transmission between tethered balloons maintained at 30,000 feet. That might have been possible since there were no airplanes back then but, on the other hand, the jet stream was unknown at the time and it's +250MPH winds might wreak havoc on tethered balloons.