20 May '15, 4am

#Facebook’s #Internet .org initiative under fire over “net neutrality” issues #domains #icann #netneutrality

We, the undersigned, share a common concern about the launch and expansion of Facebook’s Internet.org platform and its implications for the open Internet around the world. On that open Internet, all content, applications and services are treated equally, without any discrimination. We are especially concerned that access for impoverished people is construed as justification for violations of net neutrality. It is our belief that Facebook is improperly defining net neutrality in public statements and building a walled garden in which the world’s poorest people will only be able to access a limited set of insecure websites and services. Further, we are deeply concerned that Internet.org has been misleadingly marketed as providing access to the full Internet, when in fact it only provides access to a limited number of Internet-connected services that are approved by Facebook ...

Full article: http://domaingang.com/domain-news/facebooks-internet-org-...

Tweets

White House pollinator health initiative falls short on key issues

White House pollinator health initiative falls ...

treehugger.com 19 May '15, 8pm

Instead of banning neonicotinoid pesticides, as the European Union has already done, the EPA will simply begin another lon...

These tubulars are fire.

finishline.com 24 May '15, 6pm

Promotional offer only valid on eligible items. Look for the "Qualifies for Free Shipping" text on eligible products. Othe...

What Is Facebook Business Manager?

What Is Facebook Business Manager?

portent.com 22 May '15, 8pm

During the onboarding process for new clients at Portent, the Social Team is frequently asked if there exists a more butto...

Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues W...

icann.org 20 May '15, 1am

Please RSVP to [email protected] . Remote participation details will be sent the week of 25 May 2015. Please jo...

Interesting and I believe correct counterpoint.

svca.org.sg 21 May '15, 4am

The protest movement against Mark Zuckerberg’s Internet.org has swelled to its breaking point. What was once thought of as...

Facebook Language Problem: Hey, why my Facebook...

forums.seochat.com 22 May '15, 11pm

why my Facebook business page showing in local language when i logout from the page and see the postings even i have chang...

#AlliedStrong | Leaders discuss U.S.-Greek security issues:

#AlliedStrong | Leaders discuss U.S.-Greek secu...

defense.gov 21 May '15, 3pm

Leaders Discuss U.S.-Greece Security, Defense Issues DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – Undersecr...

Carter, Polish Defense Minister Discuss Security Issues

Carter, Polish Defense Minister Discuss Securit...

defense.gov 19 May '15, 7pm

Carter, Polish Defense Minister Discuss Security Issues DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 – Critic...