Future of the Internet

Indian Comedians Explain Net Neutrality In Free Basics Battle

Facebook’s push to promote Free Basics (free, limited access to mobile Internet) in India has met heavy resistance for the past year, and is possibly even at risk of a ban when regulators release a pricing review this month.

“Who could possibly be against this?” asked Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg in an editorial in the Times of India at the end of December, accusing critics of denying the poorest people a chance to get online.

Savetheinternet in India serves up 10 good reasons why they defend net neutrality, and the video above by All India Bakchod suggests even more.

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Solana Larsen

Solana Larsen

Solana Larsen is co-author of the cookbook "Recipes for a Digital Revolution". She writes a newsletter for Web We Want and helped create this website. Formerly, she was the managing editor of Global Voices Online. Solana is a Danish-Puerto Rican journalist and digital activist.

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