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Zuckerberg's India Backlash Imperils Free Global Web Vision
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 06, 2016 — filed under: , ,
When Facebook's co-founder proposed bringing free Web services to India, his stated aim was to help connect millions of impoverished people to unlimited opportunity. Instead, critics have accused him of making a poorly disguised land grab in India's burgeoning Internet sector. The growing backlash could threaten the very premise of Internet.org, his ambitious, two-year-old effort to connect the planet.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Zuckerberg's Plan Spurned as India Backs Full Net Neutrality
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 15, 2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
Facebook Inc.’s plans for expansion in India have suffered a major setback.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
‘Learn from failed UK NIR project’
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 23, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 03:12 PM — filed under:
The new government in the UK recently scrapped its decade-long work spending millions of pounds on establishing the National Identity Registration (NIR) number simply because it realised it wasn't workable. This article by Madhumita was published in the Deccan Chronicle on March 22, 2011.
Located in News & Media
‘UID is being forced’
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 29, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:20 PM — filed under:
CIS feels that the UID project is forced on the citizens.
Located in News & Media