Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Internet.org hit by fresh net neutrality criticism

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 20 May 15

EFF warns Facebook's free Internet service could become a Web ghetto; activists accuse social network of building walled garden.

Facebook's free Internet initiative Internet.org came under fire again this week from activists accusing it of violating net neutrality. In a blog post on Monday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) questioned whether Internet.org is the right way to go about extending Internet access to the unconnected. "There's a real risk that the few Websites that Facebook and its partners select for Internet…

Facebook's free Internet initiative Internet.org came under fire again this week from activists accusing it of violating net neutrality. In a blog post on Monday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) questioned whether Internet.org is the right way to go about extending Internet access to the unconnected. "There's a real risk that the few Websites that Facebook and its partners select for Internet…

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