Facebook Confronts The Free Internet Neutrality Dilemma

The subject of contention is Free Basics, Facebook and Internet.org‘s app that offers free data access but only to a limited section of the Internet. Free Basics is available in roughly 35 countries through Facebook’s partnerships with mobile carriers who see it as a way to persuade people to buy data plans.

But Facebook’s control over the technical guidelines for what qualifies for free access and its ability to highlight its own services have sparked on-going backlashfrom net neutrality advocates.

Source: Facebook Confronts The Free Internet Neutrality Dilemma

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