Nikhil Pahwa

Founder, MediaNama

Nikhil Pahwa is an Indian journalist, digital rights activist, and founder of MediaNama, a mobile and digital news portal. He has been a key commentator on stories and debates around Indian digital media companies, censorship, and Internet and mobile regulation in India. He is the founder of ‘Save the Internet’ (now the Internet Freedom Foundation) that was instrumental in successfully opposing Facebook’s Free Basics program in India on the basis that it limited competition and violated net neutrality.