CNET: Internet sites to protest Trump Admin’s net neutrality plan

CNET: Internet sites to protest Trump Admin’s net neutrality plan. “A group of activists and websites including Imgur, Mozilla, Pinterest, Reddit, GitHub, Etsy, BitTorrent and Pornhub are planning a campaign Tuesday to draw attention to an upcoming FCC vote that could radically reshape the way the internet works. “

New York Times: Net Neutrality’s Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.

New York Times: Net Neutrality’s Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.. “The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on Thursday to roll back the net neutrality rules in the United States. While the European Union has such rules in place, telecom providers have pushed the boundaries at times in Sweden, Germany, Portugal and elsewhere, offering a glimpse at the future American companies and consumers may face if protections are watered down.”

Gizmodo: Use This Tool to See If Your Name Was Used to Support Net Neutrality Repeal

Gizmodo: Use This Tool to See If Your Name Was Used to Support Net Neutrality Repeal. “So far, the FCC has refused to cooperate with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s investigation into identity theft during the commenting period on net neutrality repeal. So Schneiderman is using the internet to find the evidence and he needs help.”

Bloomberg: FCC Got 444,938 Net-Neutrality Comments From Russian Email Addresses

Bloomberg: FCC Got 444,938 Net-Neutrality Comments From Russian Email Addresses. “A study has found more than 7.75 million comments were submitted from email domains attributed to FakeMailGenerator.com, and they had nearly identical wording. The FCC says some of the nearly 23 million comments on Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to gut Obama-era rules were filed under the same name more than 90 times each. And then there were the 444,938 from Russian email addresses, which also raised eyebrows, even though it’s unclear if they were from actual Russian citizens or computer bots originating in the U.S. or elsewhere.”

Washington Post: FCC net neutrality process ‘corrupted’ by fake comments and vanishing consumer complaints, officials say

Washington Post: FCC net neutrality process ‘corrupted’ by fake comments and vanishing consumer complaints, officials say. “As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to dismantle its net neutrality rules for Internet providers, a mounting backlash from agency critics is zeroing in on what they say are thousands of fake or automated comments submitted to the FCC that unfairly skewed the policymaking process. Allegations about anomalies in the record are quickly becoming a central component of a campaign by online activists and some government officials to discredit the FCC’s plan.”

Politico: FCC to seek total repeal of net neutrality rules, sources say

Politico: FCC to seek total repeal of net neutrality rules, sources say. “FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will reveal plans to his fellow commissioners on Tuesday to fully dismantle the agency’s Obama-era net neutrality regulations, people familiar with the plans said, in a major victory for the telecom industry in the long-running policy debate.”

Ars Technica: FCC’s net neutrality-killing vote on track for December 14

Ars Technica: FCC’s net neutrality-killing vote on track for December 14. “The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on whether to overturn its own net neutrality rules next month. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will unveil his final proposal next week, setting up a vote at the commission’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting on December 14, according to reports from Bloomberg and Reuters. The FCC hasn’t publicly confirmed the December vote, but Bloomberg and Reuters say the timeline was confirmed by people familiar with Pai’s plans.”