The Federal Communications Commission, an agency with headquarters seen here in a June 2015 photo, allowed the public to comment on a proposed repeal of Obama-era regulation to ensure net neutrality. Instead, it got swamped in by comments from robotic networks, or bots.
The Federal Communications Commission, an agency with headquarters seen here in a June 2015 photo, allowed the public to comment on a proposed repeal of Obama-era regulation to ensure net neutrality. Instead, it got swamped in by comments from robotic networks, or bots. Andrew Harnik AP
The Federal Communications Commission, an agency with headquarters seen here in a June 2015 photo, allowed the public to comment on a proposed repeal of Obama-era regulation to ensure net neutrality. Instead, it got swamped in by comments from robotic networks, or bots. Andrew Harnik AP

Bots flood government agency seeking comment from human beings

August 31, 2017 2:39 PM