Net Neutrality deadline: Trai receives over million emails from netizens asking to save the Internet

Finally, the million mail mission is successful, and it took just 12 days.

Update: Finally, the million mail mission is successful, and it took just 12 days.

https://twitter.com/neutrality_in/status/591137599927922688

Yesterday, Trai received about 10,16,795 emails.

https://twitter.com/bulletinbabu/status/591262891346649089

Just a day to go before Trai's deadline for comments by public on net neutrality ends. Looks like, we will soon hit the one million mark as netizens across the country have sent over 9,90,000 emails, so far.

Going by the latest figures about 9,94,230 emails have been sent to Trai in support of net neutrality. This means, only 6,223 emails are left to achieve the million mail mission.

https://twitter.com/bulletinbabu/status/591074146748096512

Protesting against rules trying to redefine the Internet, a website called www.savetheinternet.in was set up where anyone can send a mail directly to Trai, expressing their grief and discomfort about how telecom carriers are snatching away free Internet from them.

By April 19, TRAI had received over 9 lakh emails in support of net neutrality. According to a report by The Indian Express, netizens are bombarding the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India with 50 emails per minute.

https://twitter.com/neutrality_in/status/589631612159045634

Kiran Jonnalagadda, one of the volunteers at Savetheinternet, told the newspaper, "It is the largest ever campaign conducted in this country within the shortest span of time — just over 10 days."

He had earlier said, "This is completely unprecedented. We thought we'll get about 15,000 e-mails in 10 days."

On April 12, there were over one lakh emails sent to Trai.

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