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Opposition to Net Neutrality Was Faked, New York Says: Live Updates


Here’s what you need to know: Protesters removed props after a 2017 protest in Washington against repealing net neutrality rules.Credit…Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesInternet service providers funded an effort that yielded millions of fake comments supporting the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of so-called net neutrality rules in 2017, the New York attorney general said on Thursday.Internet providers, working through a group called Broadband for America, spent $4.2 million on the project, the attorney general said. The effort generated roughly nine million comments to the agency and letters to Congress backing the rollback, almost all of which were signed by …

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