Net neutrality activists just took over Reddit with protest posts

Enlarge / Reddit's home page around 1pm Eastern time on Friday.

If you visit the home page today expecting to see the usual mix of news stories and entertaining cat memes, you're likely to see something very different: a wall of posts naming and shaming members of Congress—mostly Republicans—who have taken money from the telecommunications industry.

"This is my Senator, Ron Johnson," reads the headline for the top post when we checked on Friday afternoon. "He sold me, my fellow Wisconsinites, and this nation, to the telecom lobby for the price of $123,652."

Posts further down shame John McCain (R-AZ), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Todd Young (R-IN), and other members of Congress using virtually identical language.

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