[bestbits] Indian regulator bans differential pricing, including zero rating

Renata Aquino Ribeiro raquino at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 15:12:53 EST 2016


Correction, the info goes like this: Colombia, one of the countries who
adhered to Internet.org, was accused of substituting its own governmental
initiative to increase internet access in the country by Internet.org

https://r3d.mx/2015/12/15/facebook-da-internet-gratis-demasiado-bueno-para-ser-verdad/

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 4:45 PM, Renata Aquino Ribeiro <raquino at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I do not wish to ruin any hopes but I believe a bit more context is much
> needed in this moment. Were there national telecom regulations against such
> practices like Internet.org before in other countries? More importantly,
> were these regulations revoked? I'm trying to find a bit more info but I
> believe Colombia may have had a similar moment a while ago?
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Mwendwa Kivuva <
> Kivuva at transworldafrica.com> wrote:
>
>> If FB had gone through with their plans, India would have set precedence
>> across the world. FB would have paraded India as a shining example in
>> executing their strategy. I'm sure the direction the regulator took was the
>> best for the Internet. But more research is needed to identify best options
>> for connecting the unconnected.
>>
>> Regards
>> On Feb 8, 2016 6:54 PM, "Renata Avila" <renata.avila at webfoundation.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> If you sent me all info I can put together it on a wiki.
>>>
>>> R
>>> On 8 Feb 2016 16:41, "Douglas Onyango" <ondouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello Mishi,
>>>> I think many will definitely use and learn from India's blueprint as
>>>> this war continues to rage on in developing countries.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> On 8 February 2016 at 18:37, Mishi Choudhary <mishi at softwarefreedom.org
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> For those of you who supported our work in India  a  big thank you. For
>>>>> others  who are fighting this battle in other countries, let us know
>>>>> how we can help. I can help provide all submissions.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 02/08/2016 06:53 AM, Renata Avila wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> > It was the amazing work of people like you, the free software
>>>>> community,
>>>>> > grassroots, comedians. Bravo.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > CONGRATULATIONS Inline image 1
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>>>>> > On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 12:16 PM, parminder <
>>>>> parminder at itforchange.net
>>>>> > <mailto:parminder at itforchange.net>> wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> >     (apologies for cross posting)
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> http://www.trai.gov.in/WriteReadData/WhatsNew/Documents/Regulation_Data_Service.pdf
>>>>> >
>>>>> >     shorter press release is at
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> http://trai.gov.in/WriteReadData/PressRealease/Document/Press_Release_No_13%20.pdf
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >     Can be considered as a path breaking regulatory move, which may
>>>>> set
>>>>> >     the trend for developing countries...
>>>>> >
>>>>> >     parminder
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