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Mar 06, 2018
Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era rulingWhile several states introduced similar measures this year seeking to protect net neutrality, so far only Oregon and Washington have passed legislation
Nov 28, 2017
Over 200 businesses write to FCC to reconsider its plan to rollback net neutrality rulesWithout net neutrality rules, online businesses may be stymied by internet providers that prioritise their own interests.
Oct 12, 2017
Sri Lanka to set up 100 WiFi zones in Colombo as an initial step to provide free countrywide internetSri Lanka will soon launch 100 WiFi zones in its capital as an initial step to provide free internet throughout the country.
Feb 09, 2017
Like Facebook and Google, China's UCWeb is looking to offer free internet in IndiaUCWeb, a subsidiary of China’s Alibaba group, is looking to make inroads in India by offering subsidised or even free internet access to Indians.
Dec 11, 2016
Bihar CM asks students to use free Wi-Fi to download books and not moviesBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday advised youths, particularly students, to use free Wi-Fi facility to download books instead of movies.
Dec 07, 2016
Paytm launches payment method for people without internetPaytm has announced the launch of a new toll-free number 180018001234 to help customers use Paytm without the internet connection. This is particularly important for the times when internet connectivity is patchy, and continued disconnections would stop you from using Paytm app.
Nov 14, 2016
Donald Trump is proof that a free, uncensored internet isn't always the best internetHave you ever tried browsing Facebook or YouTube in incognito mode? You’ll see a different world out there.
Sep 29, 2016
Facebook working with Indian govt to explore alternatives to its controversial Free Basics programSocial networking website Facebook is cooperating with the Indian government to "explore alternatives" to its controversial 'Free Basics' programme, which had to be shut down following the TRAI's move to bar operators from charging different rates for Internet access based on content.
Sep 16, 2016
T-Mobile network hacked by 17-year old to access unlimited dataThe teenager found that the Speedtest app still worked even though the device’s pre-paid period had expired. After tinkering with the Speedtest on both the mobile device and his Macbook while using mitmproxy, he realized that all the data hosted to test internet speeds contained “/speedtest” in the URL.
Jun 07, 2016
Free Internet Services are the next battle for EU telecom regulatorsExempting some online applications, such as Facebook, from consumers' monthly data caps and treating them as free is seen as the next front in a battle over how telecoms operators can manage the traffic on their networks as regulators prepare to enforce Europe's first-ever "net neutrality" rules.