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Biggest ISPs paid for 8.5 million fake FCC comments opposing net neutrality

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on December 14, 2017, in Washington, DC, the day of the FCC’s vote to repeal net neutrality rules. Getty Images | Alex Wong The largest Internet providers in the US funded a campaign that generated “8.5 million fake comments” to the Federal Communications Commission as part of the ISPs’ …

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After Math: 24-hour PogChamps and 56-inch ‘Hyperscreens’

So, wild week huh. Probably not how most of us had hoped to start the new year off, but hey, it didn’t really pan out for the president either what with Twitter and Facebook having finally suspended Donald Trump’s social media accounts. And as if that wasn’t crisis enough, a whole bunch of other things …

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T-Mobile screwups caused nationwide outage, but FCC isn’t punishing carrier

Enlarge / T-Mobile advertisement in New York City’s Times Square on October 15, 2020. Getty Images | SOPA Images The Federal Communications Commission has finished investigating T-Mobile for a network outage that Chairman Ajit Pai called “unacceptable.” But instead of punishing the mobile carrier, the FCC is merely issuing a public notice to “remind” phone …

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Ajit Pai says he’ll help Trump impose crackdown on Twitter and Facebook

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. Getty Images | Mark Wilson Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is backing President Donald Trump’s proposal to limit legal protections for social media websites that block or modify content posted by users. Pai’s views on the matter …

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FCC chairman cited false broadband data in spite of warnings

Alex Wong/Getty Images The FCC has proposed fining internet provider BarrierFree for providing false subscriber data, but not before it used some of that data to further its own claims — and it had plenty of warning, too. Ars Technica reports that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai used BarrierFree’s data in February 2019 to tout improved …

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Ajit Pai touted false broadband data despite clear signs it wasn’t accurate

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Getty Images | Bloomberg Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai touted inaccurate broadband-availability data in order to claim that his deregulatory agenda sped up deployment despite clear warning signs that …

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