The U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s deadline for the public to comment on the agency’s proposed net neutrality rules passed Monday with more than 3 million comments filed, by far a record number for an FCC proceeding.
The 3 million comments, as of midday Monday, eclipsed the 1.4 million complaints the FCC received related to singer Janet Jackson’s so-called “wardrobe malfunction” on live television during the 2004 Super Bowl.
Many of the net neutrality comments called for the agency to pass strong net neutrality rules prohibiting broadband providers from selectively blocking or slowing Internet traffic or charging Web content providers for priority access to broadband customers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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