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posted by LaminatorX on Tuesday August 26 2014, @03:06PM   Printer-friendly
from the more-important-than-a-wardrobe-malfunction dept.

TechCrunch reports

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Friday it would extend the net neutrality reply comment period from September 10 to September 15.

The commission has already received more than 1.1 million comments, which it released to the public last week. That is the largest number of comments the FCC has ever received, with the exception of Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" in 2004, which garnered 1.4 million comments. With three extra days, net neutrality commenters will likely beat that.

The deadline for the reply comment period was pushed back to match the extension of the initial comment period, which occurred in July after the FCC experienced issues with its website. Because the first comment period was extended three additional business days and the reply period then started later, the FCC extended the period for reply comments.

"To ensure that members of the public have as much time as was initially anticipated to reply to initial comments in these proceedings, the Bureau today is extending the reply comment deadline by three business days," the FCC said in a release.

So keep your comments coming!

Related:
FCC Extends Internet Slow Lane Comment Period

 
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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by Buck Feta on Tuesday August 26 2014, @04:36PM

    by Buck Feta (958) on Tuesday August 26 2014, @04:36PM (#85780) Journal

    The FCC is threatening to disrupt the production of beer?

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  • (Score: 2) by Snow on Tuesday August 26 2014, @04:43PM

    by Snow (1601) on Tuesday August 26 2014, @04:43PM (#85789) Journal

    I would consider Beer more of a discovery than an invention.

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday August 26 2014, @08:15PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday August 26 2014, @08:15PM (#85874)

      Because beer existed in the wild before it was discovered?