Tag Archives: Neutrality Debate

Free Basics vs. Free Internet Your Guide to the Raging Net Neutrality Debate

Free Basics, Facebook’s non-profit initiative that aims to bring Internet connectivity to the underprivileged in developing regions, has run into trouble in India. Under Free Basics, Facebook is offering a range of services for free to thousands of users, but advocates and enthusiasts in the country are strongly encouraging users to discard Facebook’s initiative. Why?… Read More »

Net Neutrality Debate: Trai Gets 80 Percent Replies via Facebook

As Trai gears up to frame the net neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services even as nearly 80 percent replies to the regulator’s consultation process follow theFacebook ‘templates’ for its controversy-ridden Free Basics platform. While net neutrality activists continue to oppose any differential pricing regime, saying it would amount to… Read More »