Sunday, May 30, 2021

Faked Opposition to Net Neutrality

Issie Lapowsky (via Dan Moren, NY Times, Hacker News):

In a new report, New York Attorney General Letitia James found that of the more than 22 million public comments the Federal Communications Commission received in 2017 regarding the repeal of net neutrality protections, a whopping 18 million were fake. Millions of those comments, the report says, were funded by the broadband industry.

See also: Nilay Patel, Nick Heer, Jeremy Singer-Vine and Kevin Collier.


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