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posted by chromas on Wednesday October 17 2018, @07:47PM   Printer-friendly

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After removing all duplicate and fake comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission last year, a Stanford researcher has found that 99.7 percent[pdf] of public comments—about 800,000 in all—were pro-net neutrality.

"With the fog of fraud and spam lifted from the comment corpus, lawmakers and their staff, journalists, interested citizens and policymakers can use these reports to better understand what Americans actually said about the repeal of net neutrality protections and why 800,000 Americans went further than just signing a petition for a redress of grievances by actually putting their concerns in their own words," Ryan Singel, a media and strategy fellow at Stanford University, wrote in a blog post Monday.


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  • (Score: 1, Interesting) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday October 17 2018, @09:05PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday October 17 2018, @09:05PM (#750130)

    How about we just abolish the Selective Service and strip the government of its ability to draft people under any circumstances? That would end this inequality as well.

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  • (Score: -1, Troll) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday October 17 2018, @09:09PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday October 17 2018, @09:09PM (#750133)

    Now, let's talk about the imbalance in welfare.

    People who take should not have a say about how much people should give.