Friday May 20, 2016

The FCC Is Getting Tons Of Net Neutrality Complaints

Data shows that net neutrality complaints have rushed into the FCC since the rules took effect. The data doesn't show whether or not there were any net neutrality violations but it does demonstrate that people are fed-up with their service providers.

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But it definitely sends a message that people -- who tend to go straight to the FCC, because companies are actually required to respond to them after 30 days -- are dissatisfied with their ISPs' and carriers' services. While 20,991 is a sizable chunk of all the internet-related submissions the FCC got, it's still quite small compared to all the phone-related concerns the commission fielded. Over the past year, the FCC received 169,975 telemarketing-related reports and 78,876 submissions complaining about robocalls.