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5 Key takeaways from TRAI's differential pricing verdict
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5 Key takeaways from TRAI's differential pricing verdict

Here are five key takeaways from the TRAI verdict on banning differential pricing.

TRAI strikes down differential pricing, here's what the Twitterati are saying
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TRAI strikes down differential pricing, here's what the Twitterati are saying

TRAI's decision to ban differential pricing and take steps to keep it at bay has been received commendable response.

TRAI says no to differential pricing! Rules in favour of Net Neutrality
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TRAI says no to differential pricing! Rules in favour of Net Neutrality

In the meeting held today, TRAI has made its stand clear that "no company to offer/charge discriminatory tariffs for data on basis of content". This move is a big win for net neutrality.

What Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma told Mark Zuckerberg on net neutrality: Report
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What Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma told Mark Zuckerberg on net neutrality: Report

Now, a report by BusinessInsider reveals that Paytm Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, was among the many founders that Mark Zuckerberg spoke to over a phone call.

Facebook asks US-based users to support Free Basics in India; says it was an 'accident'
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Facebook asks US-based users to support Free Basics in India; says it was an 'accident'

Some can be really tenacious and Facebook sure makes it to the list! Facebook continues to push its ‘Free Basics’ to India.

Net Neutrality: Trai floats consultation paper on differential data pricing
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Net Neutrality: Trai floats consultation paper on differential data pricing

Amid debate over zero-rating plans and telecom firms offering discounted tariffs for accessing certain websites, Trai on Wednesday come out with a consultation paper seeking views if such differential pricing should be allowed.

Is Google taking a stand against Net Neutrality in India?
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Is Google taking a stand against Net Neutrality in India?

Vineeta Dixit from Google's public policy and government relations team has written to IAMAI for removal of any mention of 'Zero Rating' from its submission to the Department of Telecom.

Net Neutrality: Govt committed towards non-discriminatory access to Internet, says Prasad
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Net Neutrality: Govt committed towards non-discriminatory access to Internet, says Prasad

The government on Friday reiterated its commitment to provide non-discriminatory access to Internet for all in the country and stick to the ‘fundamental principles’ of Net neutrality.

Net Neutrality debate: Not on our radar yet, says Competition Commission of India
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Net Neutrality debate: Not on our radar yet, says Competition Commission of India

The Competition Commission is not looking into the issue of Net neutrality as of now because sectoral regulator Trai is yet to finalise its views on it, CCI member M S Sahoo said on Monday.

Telecom Department suggests it won't regulate OTT services, but will regulate internet calls via apps
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Telecom Department suggests it won't regulate OTT services, but will regulate internet calls via apps

The telecom department in its report on net neutrality has recommended against regulating any OTT services, but has called for a 'regulatory oversight' on apps offering local calls just like telcos.

India's stand on Internet governance gets US backing
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India's stand on Internet governance gets US backing

The US has backed India's stand on Internet governance, saying both countries share a common vision of ensuring every global citizen has a say in decision-making on the subject.

Net Neutrality: Govt report expected this week
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Net Neutrality: Govt report expected this week

A new report by The Times of India now states that the government may soon go public on its decision to support net neutrality, which means the Internet would be equal for all without any discrimination or prioritisation.

Net Neutrality is a policy issue, Trai needs to take a stand: CCI
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Net Neutrality is a policy issue, Trai needs to take a stand: CCI

Amid long-running debate on net neutrality, fair trade watchdog Competition Commission chairman Ashok Chawla on Wednesday said it is a policy issue and sectoral regulator Trai has to first take a stand in this regard.He said it will look into the matter when it will come to Competition Commission of India (CCI).

Parliamentary Committee to discuss Net Neutrality today
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Parliamentary Committee to discuss Net Neutrality today

A Parliamentary Committee will discuss the controversial issue of net neutralityat a meeting where officials of telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Ideaare expected to present their views.

There is no intention to police the Internet, says Trai Chairman Rahul Khullar
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There is no intention to police the Internet, says Trai Chairman Rahul Khullar

As net neutrality debate rages on, TRAI today said it does not intend to police the internet but there are three unexceptional principles including 'no blocking' which are not debatable.

Trai won't display email addresses only if users specify
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Trai won't display email addresses only if users specify

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has said it will not display addresses if users specifically state so in their counter comments.

Govt and Trai looking to clearly outline rules for Net Neutrality law in India: report
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Govt and Trai looking to clearly outline rules for Net Neutrality law in India: report

A background note by DoT to the six-member panel talks about the need for specific measures relevant in the Indian context including factors like increased broadband availability, competitive environment and low telecom tariff, adds the report.

Net Neutrality: Govt will strive for 'non-discriminatory availability' of Internet, says telecom minister
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Net Neutrality: Govt will strive for 'non-discriminatory availability' of Internet, says telecom minister

The government stands for net neutrality and will ensure a non-discriminatory internet is available.

Tech startups write letter to PM Modi asking him to save net neutrality
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Tech startups write letter to PM Modi asking him to save net neutrality

Now, the team at savetheinternet.in, with its several members from startups, have drafted an open letter to PM Narendra Modi.

European privacy watchdogs join forces to probe Facebook
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European privacy watchdogs join forces to probe Facebook

European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog has said, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure.