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Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Facebook's Free Basics, supports TRAI order

Stating that Internet cannot be allowed to be monopoly of few, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slammed Facebook's Free Basics programme and said such differential pricing modes are "plainly not acceptable".
The minister said the Trai's order on differential pricing for data services has enhanced India's image in the Net community world over and established its maturity. "We are expanding digital India into nook and corner of the country, and taking extraordinary steps to empower the people through technology, to create a knowledge economy.