FCC net neutrality debate passes Janet Jackson’s nip slip in total comments

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It’s official: Americans care more about the internet’s future than Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction.” If you add up the initial round of comments and ongoing responses, the FCC has now received over 1,477,301 public comments regarding Tom Wheeler’s net neutrality proposal, according to Politico. That’s enough to beat the previous (though very murky) record of 1.4 million; all of those comments were focused on the infamous Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show incident involving Jackson, Justin Timberlake, and a nip slip. But that controversy was never part of any rule-making docket; so in that respect, the net neutrality fervor has no equal. The FCC is currently accepting replies to the initial wave of comments on net neutrality, with…

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