Reply to post: Re: "free data service that gets impoverished rural Indians online"

Andreessen stokes the Facebook Free Basics ‘colonialism’ row

marees

Re: "free data service that gets impoverished rural Indians online"

And also if you want to equate *free* to paying a monthly fee for a regular data plan without subscribing to which you can't avail your bundled "free" plan

free basics - neither cost is FREE nor is the content BASIC/worthwhile.

It is a subsidy for people with existing net access rather than free gateway for new people with no access

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