Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that net-neutrality principles are not relevant for Internet access. He made the comment at a conference hosted by Vanity Fair magazine.
"If an operator wants to advantage their own video program and charge more for Netflix, then that is bad," he said, adding that "if you’re a student in India and you’re getting access to some basic tools to do your homework for free and you can learn some more, it’s really hard to see how that is hurting anyone."
He also pushed for universal Web access, saying that it is one of the “fundamental challenges of our generation.”
This comes just a couple of weeks after the social networking company changed the name of its Internet.org app to Free Basics. For the uninitiated, Facebook’s Internet.org initiative aims to bring affordable Internet to the 5 billion people in the world who otherwise can’t access it. However, the initiative has been facing net-neutrality concerns.
Simple example- net-neutrality Vs Internet.org. Initially in India we use to have cable operator providing all TV channels just for Rs.200 per month. What happened when DTH came in to market they attracted 1 year subscription with low fair...
Why can't he and his internet company make their own internal network, which they can offer for free, instead of being on internet? They can easily have servers without internet access, sort of like Airtel takes you to a recharge page if you don't ...