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Everything you want to know about net neutrality

Debate about net neutrality is trending across the internet. And many of us have ignored it and scrolled down thinking it may not affect us. At present, we are enjoying the internet

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Let India decide on the future of internet

Network neutrality is all about keeping the internet free and open from the clutches of telecom operators/carriers. The government is expected to finalise a policy on

Net neutrality issue: Startups send SOS to Narendra Modi

India is one of the top countries that gives birth to startups and nurtures them. Net Neutrality is extremely important for this community of innovators. Without physical space the small units can

Rahul Gandhi brings corporates again in net neutrality debate

Continuing his theme of rich versus poor that began with land bill speech, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Modi government of trying to give away internet space to cor

Net neutrality is at the heart of internet architect, say tech teachers

Fifty professors from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have issued a joint statement and sought net neutrality. The IIT faculty members are from Bombay, M

DoT calls meeting on Monday to discuss net neutrality issue

With campaign on net neutrality attaining mass response proportions, the Department of Telecom has called a meeting on Monday (April 27) to discuss the issue. The meeting of multista

Telecom companies want net neutrality and zero rating to co-exist

Affirming their support ‘net neutrality’ in a circuitous manner, the telecom operators continue to defend zero rating practice. As the pressure over net neutrality builds up the operato

TRAI website down for making email IDs public

At a time when every Indian is busy saving the internet, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) latest move has made them the victims of the same internet. TRAI has revealed the e

Net Neutrality debate: Can internet be neutral?

Popular e-commerce portal Flipkart has been advertising with the Times group. Recently, the e-retailer was contacted by Airtel, which offered to do the promotional job at two-third of the price. Th

Net neutrality has to be fiercely protected

The heart of the net neutrality debate in India is centred on three fundamental questions. First, is internet a public good? In theory, at least, it is. The Narendra Modi government seems to think

MPs meeting telecom companies to thrash out net neutrality

The net neutrality issue is now with the law makers. A parliamentary committee of MPs is holding discussion on the controversial issue today (Thursday).  At the meeting convened

Morning briefings: Woman cop, who was recruited through MP Vyapam, found dead near police academy in Sagar

Trainee Sub Inspector Anamika Kushwaha, who was recruited through Vyapam, found dead near Madhya Pradesh police academy in Sagar. Her body was found in a lake. Anamika Kushwaha was recruited throug

Net should be free & fair, says DoT panel on net neutrality

India specific net neutrality approach is at the core of the report submitted by the Department of Telecom panel on net neutrality. The report on net neutrality committee headed by AK Bhargava has

U-turn on encryption policy

After Section 66A and net neutrality, the communications and IT ministry has stirred up another controversy. On September 19, the ministry’s department of electronics and IT (DietY) posted a

Facebook chief sells zero-rate plans that are against free internet in the name of free access

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is committed to net neutrality. However, in the name of access, he supports zero-rating plans, which are against the principles of free internet. Zero-ratin

Fight for net neutrality gets bigger and bold

Facebook has taken up the war against the opponenets of its campaign Free Basics. The social media giant is giving advertisement in almost every national newspaper for past three days, pitching for

Facebook goes with telcos to support differential pricing

While affirming to the core principle of net neutrality, social media giant Facebook has moved with telecom operators over the issue of differential pricing of data services. It has

TRAI asks stakeholders to suggest models on free data

The telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) has sought suggestions from stakeholders of the industry on offering free data while “avoiding the ingenuity that the differential tariff regu

For a free and open access

Mozilla is working on two separate goals in net neutrality. One is to bring everyone online; ensure that everyone has access to the internet. The other is to ensure that the network should

TRAI supports net neutrality

The telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday came out with its recommendations on net neutrality. It has proposed strong measures to restrain the telecom service providers (TSPs) fro



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