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Is Airtel Snooping on User Browser with Flash Networks Detective Code?

In a major shock to the Airtel Broadband users, a programmer in Bangalore tweeted saying that the TSP or service provider is inserting a code into their browsing sessions of ...

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Anti-Net Neutrality Lobby of Telecom Operators Muster 4 Million Supporters

Millions is not a problem in a country of over one billion and the powerful lobby of anti-net neutrality of Cellular Operators of India was able to muster a strength ...

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Was TRAI under pressure to release 1 million e-mail IDs ?

The Congress on Tuesday asked the government to investigate as to why the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) put up on its website the names of over one million ...

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Hackers Group Anonymous India Attack Telecom Regulator ‘TRAI’ Website Ahead of Net Neutrality Move

On a day when the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was to release one million email addresses from which they received responses on the net neutrality debate, Anonymous India ...

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Rahul vs Prasad: Who’s for Net Neutrality?

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the NDA government of floating a “trial balloon” on net neutrality whereas Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad equivocally advocated for ...

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No Free Lunch for News Publishers, Facebook Bundles Them Out Now Onwards

Facebook, in continuation of its latest internet.org principles, is taking its Facebook members away from the general news, thus hitting Google News, its arch rival and circumventing the Net Neutrality ...

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Net Neutrality: Google vs FaceBook+Microsoft+Airtel?

Imagine the Internet where you are on Facebook, search on Bing.com and get your news from Dainik Bhaskar, India Today, IBNLive and not from Google News opening page. Based on Mozilla ...

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What is Net Neutrality?

Withe Net Neutrality row, here are some basics about what it is and how it benefits or belies our faith in rule of law in Internet era. * The expression ...

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Net neutrality in India still a myth, but don’t log off now

By Aparajita Gupta Amid the raging debate globally over net neutrality, which has evoked a strong reaction from stakeholders in India, domain experts feel that an unshackled access to the ...

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Airtel CEO Responds but Remains Evasive as Ever on ‘Airtel Zero’ and Net Neutrality

After Flipkart’s withdrawal from Airtel Zero amid controversy over Net Neutrality, India’s largest telecom service provider Airtel defended its product on business consideration along with the Prime Minister’s fad for digital connectivity. ...

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After Flipkart, Cleartrip Joins Net Neutrality Bandwagon, Exits FaceBook’s Internet.Org

Following Flipkart example, Cleartrip.com, a travel website has exited from Facebook’s Internet.org saying on second thought it found the non-mentization membership still violated the principle of Net Neutrality. For instance, ...

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Indian IT industry body bats for net neutrality

By Fakir Balaji Asserting that the all-pervasive internet had become an aspect of modern living, an Indian IT industry body on Tuesday favoured net neutrality so that it is accessible ...

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Flipkart’s Walkout from Airtel Zero a Misconception, Says Airtel

E-commerce giant Flipkart on Tuesday said it is “walking away” from Airtel Zero as it is committed to “the larger cause of net neutrality” but Bharti Airtel said it also ...

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Flipkart Pulls Out of Airtel Zero Amid Net Neutrality Controversy

Finally, Flipkart has realised that it cannot single out its existence in Indian Internet revolution distancing from the Net Neutrality that is avowedly championed across the world against the moves ...

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TRAI Ponders Extra Charges For IM apps like WhatsApp and Skype Soon

India’s telecom regulator TRAI, flooded with demands from the service providers to halt the IM and VOIP apps by WhatsApp, Skype among others, has released a consultation paper on Friday, ...

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Net Neutrality Approved by US Regulator, What it Means? Reactions

The US Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved the much-sought-after proposal to make Internet a public utility or allow Net Neutrality, which means the regulator will allow increased regulation of ...

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