Identities Stolen, Used To Make Fake Comments On Net Neutrality

When the FCC sought the public's opinion on the net neutrality vote, millions of those in favor of repealing net neutrality turned out to be fake.

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  • Up to 9.5 million net neutrality comments were made with stolen identities
    The New York attorney general's office is widening an investigation into fraudulent net neutrality comments, saying it estimates that up to 9.5 million comments were submitted using stolen identities. ...
    10/17/2018 - 7:12 am | View Link
  • 2 million stolen identities used to make fake net neutrality comments
    You may recall all those reports of fake and bot-generated comments left in what former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called the “deeply corrupted” public comment period for net neutrali...
    05/24/2018 - 3:13 am | View Link
  • Two senators say their identities were stolen in fake net neutrality comments to the FCC
    WASHINGTON — Two senators — one Republican and one Democratic — said their identities were stolen to write fake comments to the Federal Communications Commission ahead of the agency’s vote last year t...
    05/23/2018 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Two sitting Senators were among the people whose identities were stolen in FCC comments from anti-Net Neutrality bots
    “Late last year, the identities of as many as two million Americans were stolen and used to file fake comments during the FCC’s comment period for the net neutrality rule,” the Senators wrote in a let...
    05/22/2018 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • Senators Demand FCC Answer for Fake Comments After Realizing Their Identities Were Stolen
    So were “fake comments” filed using stolen identities? Almost certainly ... “People are losing faith in their democracy. The FCC’s repeal of net neutrality is set to go into effect in a matter of week...
    05/21/2018 - 4:20 pm | View Link
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  • Fake Net Neutrality Comments Draw A Federal Probe
    Millions Of Comments About The FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Were Fake. Now The Feds Are Investigating. People's names and addresses were listed on the FCC's website beside net neutrality comments they didn't make.
    12/7/2018 - 6:53 pm | View Website
  • Two million identities stolen for fake net neutrality comments
    As many as 2 million identities were stolen to leave fake comments in support of the FCC's decision to kill net neutrality, according to the New York Attorney General's Office. Based on the 5,000 or so complaints filed with the office, some of the victims are senior citizens, some are minors, while some are already dead.
    11/25/2018 - 12:30 am | View Website
  • Two million identities stolen for fake net neutrality comments
    Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said half a million of the fake comments originated from Russian email addresses. She said the issue with the FCC comments calls into question the integrity of the entire public comment process, across the government.
    10/27/2018 - 8:56 pm | View Website
  • Up to 9.5 million net neutrality comments were made with ...
    The New York attorney general's office is widening an investigation into fraudulent net neutrality comments, saying it estimates that up to 9.5 million comments were submitted using stolen identities.
    10/17/2018 - 1:58 pm | View Website
  • 2 million stolen identities used to make fake net ...
    Late last year, the identities of as many as two million Americans were stolen and used to file fake comments during the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) comment period for the net ...
    05/24/2018 - 11:07 am | View Website
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