Internet.org – the protest grows

Written by on May 20, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

The backlash against Facebook’s “free mobile data” Internet.org scheme has spread across the globe.

A total of 67 digital rights groups – including i Freedom Uganda, Ecuador’s Usuarios Digitales and Indonesia’s ICT Watch – have signed a letter to Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, stating concerns about the initiative.

They say the Internet.org project threatens freedom of expression, privacy and the principle of net neutrality.

Facebook continues to defend its offer.

“We are convinced that as more and more people gain access to the internet, they will see the benefits…Read the full story here…

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