The Indian Net Neutrality debate is the focus of this week’s episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss what net neutrality is, how the debate grew in the United States, how fighters of internet freedom mobilized public opinion, how the battle in the states was won, the growth of the internet in India, the importance of mobile in the discussion, zero rated systems, and internet.org.
This episode features Marvin Ammori (/u/amarv1n), Nikhil Pahwa (/u/atnixxin), and Jesse Simms (/u/actionjesse).
This episode features guest host and Upvoted producer: Alex Aldea (/u/paragonpod)
This episode features original music by Andrew Joslyn (/u/AJMuse).
This episode is sponsored by Ting and Stamps.com.
E-Marketer Article on the Worldwide Growth of Internet Users
E-Marketer Article on the Worldwide Growth of Smartphone Users
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’s Segment about the Net Neutrality Debate in the United States
The Sunlight Foundation’s Study on Net Neutrality Lobbying
Net Index’s Study on Download Speeds by Country
The New York Times Article about Why the United States Has Fallen Behind on Internet Speeds and Price
Internetlivestats.org on Internet Users by Country:
Quartz’s Article on Facebook Zero
Mark Zuckerberg’s 2013 Interview with CNN about Internet.org
Marvin Ammori’s Website
Andrew Joslyn Website
/u/nollie_ollie’s post about the onesie and postcard she received from Ting