Bhaskar Chakravorti in The Indian Express – “A Like for Mark Zuckerberg”
A like for Mark Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg’s mission is, however, bigger than that of a CEO paying a courtesy call to his largest customer base. India is also home to a chunk of the 4.5 billion people who cannot be his customers because they have no internet access. He was here to also sell Facebook’s year-old project, Internet.org, or Free Basics, that promises the digitally excluded internet access that is both free and basic. The service has already reached a billion people in 19 countries.
But he is being pilloried for his efforts. […] All this is getting more yikes than “likes”.
Read the full op-ed from Dean Chakravorti in The Indian Express