Mark First Facebook Failure ( FreeBasics Ban in India)

Mark Zuckerberg, Internet.org Ban’s in India by (TRAI) Free services are offline right now, mobile carriers and broadband providers will charge for using their services from now. No one has Free Facebook Access in India and Mark Zuckerberg Seems very worried about his failure caused in India.
India is the second largest country from where Facebook gets active users. Now it’s seems to be down.
Under Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016, “no service provider shall offer or charge discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content.”
Sam Asks:

Sam Bartlett Mark, if Internet.org is really about providing access to the internet, why limit their access to your site? That doesn’t match up very well. If it’s really a philanthropic effort, unlimit their access! Otherwise it’s just a business decision masked as a philanthropy.

Mark Says:

Mark Zuckerberg Free Basics isn’t limited to Facebook. It’s an open platform and any developer can build services for it.

 

Facebook said in a statement: “Our goal with Free Basics is to bring more people online with an open, non-exclusive and free platform. While disappointed with the outcome, we will continue our efforts to eliminate barriers and give the unconnected an easier path to the internet and the opportunities it brings.”

 

Everyone in the world should have access to the internet. That's why we launched Internet.org with so many different…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, February 8, 2016

 

Source: theguardian.com

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