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Comcast PAID PEOPLE to cheer at FCC net neutrality hearing

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posted on Feb, 28 2008 @ 02:49 AM
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Comcast PAID PEOPLE to cheer at FCC net neutrality hearing


abcnews.go.com

The organizer of a federal hearing at Harvard Law School on Comcast Corp.'s treatment of subscriber Internet traffic on Wednesday said "seat-warmers" apparently hired by the company prevented other attendees from getting in.

Comcast has acknowledged that it hired an unspecified number of people to fill seats, but said the seat-warmers gave up their spots when Boston area Comcast employees who were advised about the hearing arrived.
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posted on Feb, 28 2008 @ 02:49 AM
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Headline: Free Press: Comcast Blocking: First the Internet — Now the Public?

Many paid-reporters got blocked out of that event because it was too full. Does anyone else find it ironic that 2 of the websites that hosted this news article-file (www.savetheinternet.com & www.freepress.net) are down now (2:48AM CST)?

abcnews.go.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Feb, 28 2008 @ 03:09 AM
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There had already been a thread posted on this topic:

Comcast Paid People to Fill Seats at Neutrality Hearing

Please continue this discussion in the existing thread, and in future be sure to use the search button before posting new threads.

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