The Register: Facebook’s freebie for poor people under fire again

The Register: Facebook’s freebie for poor people under fire again. “Two-thirds of the planet doesn’t have internet access – but some aren’t keen to see Facebook make a bridge across that digital divide…. Facebook’s free service for the world’s poorest people – many of whom typically earn $1 a day – was labelled ‘colonialism’ this week by an NGO supported by both Facebook’s biggest rival, Google, and Facebook itself.”

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