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February 13, 2016

FCC Extends Deadline for Second Round of Net Neutrality Comments

People looking to file net neutrality reply comments to the Federal Communications Commission will have a few extra days to do so. In a public notice, the FCC announced that the deadline for filing the second round of comments on its controversial proposalregarding Internet speeds will be Sept. 15. The deadline had originally been Sept. 10.

The July deadline for the initial round of comments had been pushed back a few days as well, so this extension keeps the comment periods aligned.

From the FCC:

On July 15, 2014, however, the Bureau announced that initial comments would be accepted as timely filed for an additional three business days (i.e., through July 18, 2014). To ensure that members of the public have as much time as was initially anticipated to reply to initial comments in these proceedings, the Bureau today is extending the reply comment deadline by three business days. Accordingly, interested parties now have until Monday, September 15, 2014, to file reply comments

The reason for the first deadline extension back in July was apparently because the agency’s electronic commenting system couldn’t handle the amount of traffic it saw. The website’s commenting system reportedly crashed that day.

  • darknesscrown

    It might help if you post the LINK so people who stumble upon this site can go to the FCC and comment against doing away with Net Neutrality…which is what 100% of the people want.

  • Ken M.

    we have buried this man in comments and petitons and he has ignored them..i think he is simply stalling while seeking a way to push this ruling past us favoring Big Cable..after all he was a lobbyist– like the fox and henhouse sort of thing…everyone except for a handful of interested groups are demanding and insisting on Net Neutrality and he ignores us… he and that group are determined to get this past us– seeking comments is nothing more than a stalling techinque–

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