FCC watchdog: John Oliver segment triggered system slowdown, not bots

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A government watchdog group correcting the record on. What happened to the FCC's public comment page on, its, plan to repeal net neutrality before the FCC held a vote repealing Obama era net neutrality, rules the agency's servers were flooded with comments the agency at the time put out a press, release blaming it on a quote attack by bots and coordinated by. Quote external actors now the FCC's inspector-general says that's not true. And there was no attack it says a more than three thousand percent spike in web traffic came right after a call from HBO's John Oliver to. Flood, the agency's public comment page with protests FCC chairman Ajit pie who spearheaded the repeal blame the misinformation on his former information

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