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Why Facebook's Internet.org Is Stumbling In India

05/14/2015 08:15 am ET | Updated May 14, 2015
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Who knew that giving things away for free could generate so much hate.

Over the past month, critics hammered Facebook‘s Internet.org, the company’s initiative to bring wireless Internet access to everyone in the world. That’s because to its opponents, Internet.org represents a skewed view of the Internet — a Facebook view of the Internet that one detractor likened to “economic racism” which stands to benefit the social network and its partners more than anybody else.

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