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Can John Oliver’s Pro-Net Neutrality Commenters Compete With Bots?

Can John Oliver’s Pro-Net Neutrality Commenters Compete With Bots?

Still via YouTube. In 2014, when the US Federal Communications Commission first proposed its net neutrality rules, a record-breaking 3.7 million comments were filed with the agency, the vast majority of which supported the proposal. Since Ajit Pai unleashed his “weed whacker” proposal to decimate those rules three weeks ago,…