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Poor internet for poor people: why Facebook’s Internet.org amounts to economic racism
Summary: A very powerful article from Mahesh Murthy on how Facebook’s Internet.org amounts to economic racism: “In every way, from exploiting the poor, to being a restrictive trade practice because startups will not have a chance to be discovered by users via word of mouth because they cannot afford the placement fees, to simply denying the wonder and the width of the internet to the young and knowledge-hungry – this practice is terrible.”
india  netneutrality  internetorg  internet  access  indie  indieroundup  24apr15 
april 2015 by laurakalbag
Features | Facebook's Political Censorship
“Proof that Facebook is in collusion with governments everywhere is disheartening but not surprising.”
facebook  censorship  indie  indieroundup  notincluded  pakistan  india  turkey 
april 2015 by laurakalbag

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