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Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2017, 06:25:54 PM »
Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality
10 May 2017, 6:02 pm



Some supporters of a U.S. Federal Communications Commission plan to repeal its recent net neutrality rules have apparently resorted to dirty tricks.

An apparent bot-generated campaign has posted more than 83,400 comments on the FCC's website supporting the agency's plan to gut its own net neutrality rules.

A handful of people whose names are on the bot-generated comments have denied making the comments, according to a report by ZDNet. The 83,400 comments, filed to the FCC's comment system between Monday and Wednesday, all contain the same text, reading in part:

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