- Mar 4, 2012
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- Republic of Florida
- Political Leaning
"By reducing the cost and amount of data required for most apps and enabling new business models, Internet.org is focused on enabling the next 4 billion people to come online," he added.
The group's plans include developing cheaper smartphones and using mobile data more efficiently.
“Nokia is deeply passionate about connecting people – to one another and the world around them,” said Nokia president and CEO Stephen Elop in a press release. “Universal Internet access will be the next great industrial revolution.”
Read more: Online access 'a human right,' Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says | Fox News
People are still starving and being murdered in much of the world, which I think is a higher priority if you want to something to spend your time on. Life and freedom actually ARE human rights, whereas internet access is not. But so long as Zuckerberg doesn't use taxpayer money to promote this, I have no problem with what he does. I suspect that wont be the case, much like Obama using taxpayer money to run coax out to every shack in the forest.