A NY AG report found that the FCC’s 18 million neutral views were false
The Federal Communications Commission is still voting at the end of 2017, the council collected public opinion on the bill. Overall, he said he received nearly 22 million comments. Over the years, there has been a lot of discussion around where most people come from, and since the same year it shows that only six sections of the comments were private.
Following an investigation, the Office of New York State Attorney General Letitia James published a in a report released in 2017. The survey found that large “excessive” corporations secretly paid money to force the FCC to withdraw from politics. At the time, AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon (parent company Engadget) wanted to repeal the ordinance. These companies hired third-party companies to provide public services. Obviously, the companies have to convince people to support the branding and incentive companies such as gift and reward cards. Instead, they just sent 8.5 million false comments. The attorney general has fined three companies that send the comments $ 4.4 million.
On the other hand, the FCC received another 9.3 million false comments in support of political neutrality. According to reports, most of them came from one college student, who was 19 at the time. He used computer software to make answers. All told, out of the more than 22 million lawsuits that FCC has received in this regard, James claims that more than 18 million were liars. In other words, more than 80 percent of what the organization collected to announce its decision did not come from real people.
“Human history should be a place of honest dialogue, but today’s report shows how the history of the FCC’s decision to stay out of politics was rife with fraud,” he said. said in an interview with Engadget. “This was difficult at the time because even then the problems that had spread were obvious. We need to learn from these lessons and change because people need a chance to open up and tell Washington what they think about ideas that affect their lives.”
Down , FCC struggles frequently in an attempt to address political misconceptions. At the start of the national investigation, former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman he criticized the agency for not helping his office to investigate the matter. Even as recently as last year, the FCC hit providing IP addresses which can confirm the source of the comment.
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