Stirred into controversy through ‘Airtel Zero’, net neutrality is gaining the enormous public cynosure. The net neutrality activists protest over differential pricing regime for accessing the websites. Now, the ‘Free Basics’ from Facebook comes as a new avatar. The debate and discussions have reached their peak. TRAI now entered the battlefield and says ‘Free Basics’ has dangerous ramifications for policy-making in India. Under the current circumstances the internet user is a confused species about this topic.
Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN) joined hands with Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) is holding a panel discussion on the topic “Net Neutrality vs Free Basics”, on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM in SDMIMD Auditorium, Mysuru.
The panel members are eminent MILANers, Sri. N.V. Sathyanarayana, Chairman & Managing Director, Informatics India Ltd; and, Dr. Shalini R. Urs, Executive Director, International School of Information Management (ISiM), University of Mysore, Mysuru. Dr. Sudhir Sosale, Director, Centre for Training in Advanced Technologies, NIE, Mysuru and Mr. Kalpesh Mehta, Founder, Starsoft-India, Mysuru will join them in the panel discussion. Prof. Malathi Sriram, Chairperson – PGDM, SDMIMD, will moderate the disussion.