Hamara's Position on Net Neutrality

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Hamara Linux POV

HamaraLinux is a start-up and is just beginning to find its feet. Many GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris (all Unix derivatives) distributions are more or less in the same group that the content we have or offer isn't known by many or is niche content which is useful and used by people.

As most startups, cash-flow is an important issue for us as we have various demands and cannot hope to fight with the big boys if this comes into play. This takes money off the table which could be used to hire more people, make more content and be more creative.

Also, the money being paid doesn't guarantee any new infrastructure apart from what they have already built or are going to build in the near future and is in fact tax that we, the content providers will have to give which in-turn will be passed to the customers with a worsening user experience for all.

Pictures/photos about Net Neutrality

Disclaimer: The content is for viewing and inspirational purposes only. Some of the pictures, videos may be under copyright by their original submitters/Uploaders/Hackers. Hamara does not claim any copyright on any of the content. The content listed/aggregated is for the purposes of understanding, being informed and inspired of the issue at stake.

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Comics, Spoofs, Articles about Net Neutrality

http://grabhouse.com/urbancocktail/best-cartoons-on-net-neutrality-by-aseem-trivedi/

https://www.popularresistance.org/cartoon-understanding-net-neutrality/

http://digtoknow.com/whats-new/images/net-neutrality-posters-bollywood-style/

http://qz.com/333313/milliions-of-facebook-users-have-no-idea-theyre-using-the-internet/

http://telecomtalk.info/what-can-indian-netizens-do-before-april-24-to-save-internet-in-india/133037/

http://blog.thinkbroadband.com/2011/01/net-neutrality-did-it-ever-exist/

http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/20/8456943/india-net-neutrality-facebook-internet-org-zero-rating

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/net-neutrality-in-india-practically-impossible-but-must-be-attempted-experts-683370

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/features/net-neutrality-in-india-10-latest-developments-680820

http://www.zyxware.com/articles/4791/voice-your-opinion-fight-for-net-neutrality-in-india

http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/20/8456943/india-net-neutrality-facebook-internet-org-zero-rating

https://aamjanata.com/net-neutrality-is-important-pay-attention-here-netneutrality/

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/Time-to-fight-for-net-neutrality-in-India/articleshow/46757178.cms

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-32313704

https://flossexperiences.wordpress.com/2015/04/19/save-the-internet/

http://cyberblogindia.in/net-neutrality-in-india-and-what-is-it/

http://www.dailydot.com/politics/india-net-neutrality-india-save-the-internet/

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/computing/Heres-how-life-will-be-without-net-neutrality/articleshow/46999755.cms

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/timeline-airtel-zero-to-internet-org-what-fuelled-the-ongoing-net-neutrality-debate-in-india-264130.html

http://qz.com/377948/airtel-and-vodafone-want-to-make-more-money-by-screwing-with-indias-internet-here-is-how-you-can-stop-them/

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-20/why-india-s-net-neutrality-activists-hate-facebook

http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/2015-04-18/In-defence-of-net-neutrality-145147

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/net-neutrality-debate-in-regulator-inbox-a-million-messages-for-net-neutrality/

Quotations by people in favor of Net Neutrality

“Allowing broadband carriers to control what people see and do online would fundamentally undermine the principles that have made the Internet such a success… A number of justifications have been created to support carrier control over consumer choices online; none stand up to scrutiny.” - Vint Cerf, Google Chief Internet Evangelist, and co-developer of the Internet Protocol (IP)
“An Open Internet means consumers can go where they want, when they want. This principle is often referred to as Net Neutrality. It means innovators can develop products and services without asking for permission. It means consumers will demand more and better broadband as they enjoy new lawful Internet services, applications and content, and broadband providers cannot block, throttle, or create special “fast lanes” for that content. The FCC’s Open Internet rules protect and maintain open, uninhibited access to legal online content without broadband Internet access providers being allowed to block, impair, or establish fast/slow lanes to lawful content.” - FCC, American counterpart to our TRAI
"All bits are created equal. It is not just a good idea; it ought to be the law." Prof. K. Nageshwar - Swecha, Hyderabad

Petitions

https://www.change.org/p/rsprasad-trai-don-t-allow-differential-pricing-of-services-let-consumers-choose-how-they-want-to-use-internet-netneutrality


http://www.ndtv.com/page/iwitness/join-savetheinternet-campaign-on-ndtv-680777?curl=1429604708 - The petition by NDTV (nice to see curl making an appearance here :) )

Video links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQjkCziopLA - Singham Returns Spoof on Net Neutrality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6U1Gj_GpJHk - Net Neutrality in Hindi.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lba8MTQ0dmY - Regualer people reacting on Net Neutrality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IAqN3_waBA - Arnab Goswami round-table conference on Net neutrality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ibMYoK9twI - AIB take on what Net Neutrality is all about.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye_BUvYBJAQ - NDTV explanation of Net Neutrality - part of Gadget Guru they have made a petition as well as covering the news in NDTV as well

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txnKGfIhCoY - Podcast of the people behind Indian Net Neutrality Part #1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHyO8DP-idY - Podcast of the people behind Indian Net Neutrality Part #1

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rr8Dnm_9lsE - Net neutrality opinions by students from Karnataka, filmed and edited by FSMK