India blocks Zuckerberg's free net app

Posted in: Digital Divide at 09/02/2016 15:43

India's telecoms regulator has blocked Facebook's Free Basics internet service app as part of a ruling in favour of net neutrality.

The scheme offered free access to a limited number of websites.

However, it was opposed by supporters of net neutrality who argued that data providers should not favour some online services over others.

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