India Deserves Better Than Mark Zuckerberg's Watered-Down Internet

Mark Zuckerberg is taking intense fire in India over an initiative that his organization launched, to provide limited Internet access to the masses. He seems genuine in his desire to bring digital equality to the world: in an op-ed for The Times of India, he defended this initiative, called Free Basics, citing the example of a farmer named Ganesh, who would be able to find weather information and prepare for monsoons, look up commodity prices to get better deals, and invest in new crops and livestock.

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