Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook supports net neutrality in India a 100%

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook supports net neutrality in India a 100%Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg who is conducting Townhall Q&A at IIT Delhi also answered queries on, which is criticised in India over speculations that it violated the idea of net neutrality.

Zuckerberg said supports net neutrality totally as it is an important principle.

“We are pushing for regulations that enable this and we can build a platform that any developer can have access to,” he said.

Facebook founder also said that it is kind of impossible to provide whole of internet for free.

“We have figured out a developer which can provide basic services for free without any rich videos and other features. It is important to have regulations for companies from doing things that hurt people,” he said.


“In terms of open platform, some suggest it won’t be open enough. In terms of regulation, in India and around the world are trying to figure out what the regulations should be,” said Zuckerberg.

He pointed out the difference between zero ratings and net neutrality.

The EU just released rules that are very different and also separate for zero ratings and net neutrality, he said.

“Most people who are pushing for net neutrality already have access to the internet. We have a responsibility for those who do not have internet access,” he said.

Zuckerberg said that the second biggest community is in India and they want the next billion to come online.

“There are three things which are really important for internet that are network, “affordability and awareness. We are working on all these three areas,” he said.

FB founder said, “There are about 4 billion people in the world who do not have access to internet. They are robbed of opportunities that is why we care deeply about it.”

He said 15 million has access to internet all thanks to