Facebook Opens Up Internet.org To All Developers; Wards Off Anti-Net Neutrality Sentiment

The move comes soon after the Internet.org initiative was targeted for being anti net neutrality because it provided access only to a select number of websites and services. Facebook claimed that it chose the previous group of partners in order to build a simple and data efficient offering, however since consumer choice is of great importance, it is opening up the platform to other developers.
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COAI Says Its #SabkaInternet Campaign Garnered Support From 40 Lakh People

The controversial campaign was started on April 22, and was widely accused of not making the COAI’s support of Zero Rating services clear. The COAI used SMS and voice calls to gather the public’s support, and says it intentionally used the medium in order to reach users who might not yet have access to the Internet. The COAI added that over 40 lakh people showed support for the cause, while a little over 10% chose to opt out.
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Anonymous India Brings Down TRAI Website Citing Email ID Privacy Lapse

TRAI released a list of nearly a million email IDs from which it received responses for Net Neutrality. Anonymous claimed responsibility of the attack, claiming it did so through a DDoS attack and was close to hacking the site. The public has taken to twitter to protest how TRAI could slip up and make such a large number of email IDs public, and open to attack from spammers and other offenders.
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