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Internet.org – Destroying Net Neutrality in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Bolivia

We have been writing against Interet.org’s net neutrality principles for a while now. We have raised key ethical concerns with Internet’org’s business model and how it is fundamentally destroying the free neutral Internet architecture. Countries need to unite to stop Internet.org from destroying Net Neutrality in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bolivia etc.

We have been trying  to raise awareness about net neutrality since a year!
We have been trying to raise awareness about net neutrality since a year!

The key problem with Internet.org – it’s NOT free Internet. It’s free Facebook on reliance sim cards.
A basic service like google search isn’t available on Internet.org.

It's not free Internet. It';s free Facebook if you buy a Reliance Sim Card.
It’s not free Internet. It’;s free Facebook if you buy a Reliance Sim Card.

A few weeks ago, AIB released a brilliant video speaking up against net neutrality violations in India. Watch it if you haven’t already!

This video caused an outrage amidst the Internet users in India. As the video went viral, Facebook countered this with the following message:

free fb - Copy

The funny thing is how Mark Zuckerberg defines Internet access. How can the CEO of a billion dollar company not know what’s the meaning of ‘free Internet’?

Net neutrality isn’t just at threat in India. It’s a serious threat everywhere.

Special tie up with Telenor
Special tie up with Telenor
Destroying Net Neutrality in Bangladesh
Destroying Net Neutrality in Bangladesh
Net Neutrality in Bolivia at threat
Net Neutrality in Bolivia at threat

There are multiple ways by which Internet.org could alter its business model so that it doesn’t affect net neutrality in India and several other countries. However, that’s not going to happen anytime soon unless netizens around the world take a stand against net neutrality violations by Internet.org