The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today released new details on the investigation into fraudulent content submitted during the net neutrality comment process. Updated analysis shows two million comments stole real Americans' identity.
Those two million comments included more than 100,000 comments per state from New York, Florida, Texas, and California, which are the most heavily affected states. More than 5,000 people to date have filed reports on identities used to submit fake comments regarding the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality.
The FCC is scheduled to vote on the repeal today, December 14, and plans to move forward with the vote despite evidence the public comment process was compromised, the AG's office reports. AG Schneiderman says moving forward with the vote "would make a mockery of our public comment process" and the FCC "must postpone this vote."Dark Reading's Quick Hits delivers a brief synopsis and summary of the significance of breaking news events. For more information from the original source of the news item, please follow the link provided in this article. View Full Bio