NEW DELHI- Hundreds of startups, including bigger players like Zomato, Cleartrip, Paytm and their employees, have approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi to defend net neutrality, which they define it as access to content on the internet without any discrimination.
"We urge you to ensure that the recently announced initiative, Start-Up India, addresses the concern of net neutrality, with clearly defined policies and firm rules," the letter said.
Around 500 people have signed the letter including Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal, Cleartrip founder Hrush Bhatt, XYSEC LABS founder Subho Halder, iSPIRT Foundation co-founder Sharad Sharma and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma.
There are 1,467 signatories to the letter, including 681 founders of various startups.
Startups expressed gr...