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World Bank opposes Free Basics, says its a distortion of markets

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Indian demonstrators of Free Software Movement Karnataka hold placards during a protest against Facebook’s Free Basics initiative, in Bangalore. (AFP Photo) Mark Zuckerberg’s Free Basics, the service that offers limited free access to certain sites and services on the internet that has run into trouble with Indian authorities, has picked …

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TRAI received 80% replies on net neutrality from Facebook

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Judgement day is approaching for the fate of net neutrality in India. As Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) gears up to frame the net neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services. Nearly 80% replies to the regulator’s consultation process follow the Facebook ‘templates’ for its …

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