During the public advisory period on its plans to gut net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission received around 23 million comments from concerned citizens, trolls, and apparently a bunch of bots. The FCC has already dismissed the volume of comments as being mostly irrelevant, but new analysis of the comments has shown for the first time that the entire system is worthless.
The Pew Research Center published its report into the public comments today, and the results make for unpleasant reading. The center found that over half of comments came from temporary or fake email addresses -- including nearly half a million Russian accounts -- and only a tiny percentage of comments were actually unique.
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The FCC’s net neutrality comments are completely broken originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 30 Nov 2017 at 01:01:57 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.