Vocativ: FCC Is Honoring Fake Anti-Net Neutrality Rants Left By Bots

The federal agency weighing whether to kill a basic internet freedom wants to hear from you first.

But it probably thinks your real voice is worth the same as that of a faked comment pretending to come from a real person.

Whenever the Federal Communications Commission weighs a serious decision — like now, when it’s weighing whether to overturn rules to protect net neutrality, which keep internet providers from selling internet “fast lanes” and “slow lanes” for certain sites — it invites the public to comment, and weighs its response in its decision. So far this year, it’s already received more than 2 million such comments on net neutrality, and will assuredly receive far more in the coming months.

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