The Internet Association asks FCC to delay its net neutrality vote

From Engadget - December 6, 2017

The FCC's vote is currently scheduled to take place on December 14th and as that date has gotten closer, a number of groups have requested the FCC consider a delay. More than two dozen senators asked for a delay earlier this week based on numerous reports of fake comments being posted during the proposal's public comment period. The city of New York and 40 advocacy groups including Public Knowledge, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for Digital Democracy also sent the FCC a letter asking for a delay. And yesterday, a group of Representatives sent the Government Accountability Office a letter asking it to investigate the reports of fraudulent commentary on the proposal.

However, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday that the vote will go forward on December 14th as planned and in a statement sent to Ars Technica, his office said that those that oppose the proposal "are becoming more desperate by the day."


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