The Internet has been on fire for the past 24 hours after well respected Silicon Valley VC Marc Andreessen opined on the Indian regulatory ruling against Facebook’s Free Basics program. As someone who admires Marc for his global perspective, I do believe he is anti-colonialist and respects India and what the country has to offer […]
Category Archives: Public Policy
I just finished hearing the latest episode of the Planet Money podcast titled “Anatomy of a Scam“. As I heard the story, which is strongly urge everyone to listen to, I felt helpless. As I thought about it over the past few hours, I realized, why can tech and all the millions of dollars in public […]
News just hit the wires that AT-T, the once largest, sometimes and recently second largest telecommunications carrier in the US agreed to acquire T-Mobile, the 4th largest carrier with 33 million subscribers in a $39 billion dollar deal. This makes AT-T the definitive largest carrier by a big margin. It is early hours to speculate […]
My first PC was an Intel 286 architecture based system that came preloaded with Windows 3.1. Since then, I have had a love-hate relationship with Microsoft. Their software is in a way, responsible for my career and who I am today. But I didn’t personally approve of the way Microsoft muscled their way into many segments of […]
The net neutrality proposal from Google and Verizon and what it means.