• Safi Bello

Case study finds the drawbacks of Facebook's 'free' internet

Engadget -------- Facebook's successor to its Internet.org "web for all" service, Free Basics, has had a troubled rollout. India notoriously shut it out of the country back in February 2016 for violating net neutrality (prioritizing Facebook services), with Egypt blocking it months later over privacy concerns. Still, the social titan has deployed Free Basics' free internet to 63 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America -- and wants to bring it to the United States soon. But a report released today criticizes the service's shortcomings and claims its decision to allow access to some sites but not others violates net neutrality. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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