Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Comcast is trying to silence net neutrality activists with bogus legal threats

Comcast has purportedly tasked its legal team to shut down an online initiative dedicated to raising awareness about a deluge of seemingly fake anti-net neutrality comments, posted on the website of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the last few weeks. In a troubling announcement on their blog, digital rights group Fight for the Future says it has received a cease and desist order from the Comcast legal division. The letter asks the non-profit organization to transfer the rights to its website over to the telecommunications giant. Fight for the Future initially set up the Comcastroturf campaign a few weeks back following reports that…

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