The basis for this request comes from mounting evidence that a portion of the FCC's 22 million public comments regarding Title II regulations may have been fake. The August study by researcher Emprata found that among the sliver of comments that were unique, non-form letters, more (1.77 million) were against the repeal than for the repeal (24,000). The Democratic commissioners are against Pai's plan to roll back net neutrality rules. The protests are being organized by Team Internet, a "grassroots network of almost half a million volunteer activists spearheaded by Demand Progress, Fight for the Future, and Free Press Action Fund, three of the groups behind the massive July 12 net neutrality day of action that drove millions of comments, emails, and phone calls to the FCC and Congress".
"The FCC needs to help with state investigations".
Meanwhile, organizers say they expect more than 600 protests at all 50 states at Verizon stores and at lawmakers' offices in Washington this Thursday, a week before the vote.
Now more than a couple dozen senators are asking FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to delay the vote in the wake of questions about the 21 million-plus comments about net neutrality submitted to the agency during the public comment period.
"This is unacceptable", Rosenworcel, who supports the net neutrality rules, said on Monday.
A spokesperson for the FCC said, "At today's press conference, they didn't identify a single comment relied upon in the draft order as being questionable". "It is incumbent on the FCC and all of my colleagues to stand back, figure out what's happening with this record before us, and get to the bottom of these stolen identities". "The FCC chairman and his staff have responded by stonewalling".
Schneiderman said his office is seeking FCC logs to show the origin of the comments.
"A free and open Internet is vital to ensuring a level playing field online, and we believe that your proposed action may be based on an incomplete understanding of the public record in this proceeding", the Senators wrote.
But the FCC said it will stick to its December 14 plan to repeal the net neutrality rules that prevent Internet Service Providers from throttling or blocking content online, and prohibit ISPs from prioritizing some content over others, possibly for payment.
The AG's office set up a web portal where anybody can enter their name to see if it was used fraudulently.
"Without additional information about the alleged anomalies surrounding the public record, the FCC can not conduct a thorough and fair evaluation of the public's views on this topic, and should not move forward with a vote", Hassan and 27 other senators - including Sens.
A representative for the FCC said the attorney general's investigation isn't warranted.
When Pai made his proposal public last month, an FCC official said that the vast majority of the comments were from form letters, and that 7.5 million of the responses were exactly the same and came from 45,000 unique names and addresses. "None", Schneiderman said in the letter to Pai.
But after decades of operation, the "attitude control thrusters" that turn the spacecraft by firing tiny "puffs" had degraded. It reached interstellar space in 2012, making it the first object made by humans to leave our solar system .
Authorities have said the level of maintenance, not the age, was what mattered, and that the vessel was in good condition. During the $12 million retrofitting, the vessel was cut in half and had its engines and batteries replaced.
Among the 12 publicly available contracts, Doeren's current deal ranks 10th in the ACC , according to the USA Today database. According to Wolken, Doeren even had his assistants cancel planned recruiting trips for that Sunday.
The first flight of the Falcon Heavy is expected to launch in January of 2018, a bit of a delay from its initial 2013 launch date. As if bringing humans to the Red Planet were not hard enough, he has now announced he wants to send his Tesla sports vehicle too.
Despite the (mostly) quality major categories, the Academy did what it does best and still find a way to screw it up. Meanwhile this year, Jay-Z is the leader of the pack, as he gained the most nominations for the 2018 Grammys.
It reported that she has lost 40kg and "undergone dozens of procedures" in the space of just a few months to look like Angelina. There have been many such incidents in the past when superfans underwent surgeries to look like their favourites celebrities.
Kim Jong Un , the despicable dictator of North Korea who now apparently has a nuclear weapon that can reach the United States. This movement prompted millions of women to speak out about sexual assault and sexual harassment that they had experienced.
The sheriff's office said Frisina and Rodriguez are possibly traveling in a red Mercury Sable with Florida tag number Z04CSC. Caitlyn Frisina's parents discovered their 17-year-old daughter was missing from their Florida home Sunday morning.
Some people took a dim view of the models using the n-word, no matter how unintentional it apparently was. Requests for comment made to Victoria's Secret , Cardi B and Kloss were not returned by publication time.
However, al-Jazeera said the Palestinian crowd only began throwing stones in reaction to Oudeh being shot. A 48 year-old man, named by Palestinian media as Mahmoud Ahmad Zaal Odeh, was killed.
Iranian President inaugurates first-phase of Chabahar port
Located in Iran's Sistan and Baluchistan province on the Gulf of Oman region, Chabahar is the only oceanic port of the country. As per reports from the MEA (Ministry Of External Affairs), at present ministers from all the three countries i.e.
Refocused: New York Jets 38, Kansas City Chiefs 31
It took him less than five minutes to throw two touchdown passes, or one more than he'd thrown in the last two games combined. The Chiefs then jumped ahead when Tyreek Hill caught his second long touchdown of the day, this one 40 yards from Smith.
Alshon Jeffery signs four-year extension with Philadelphia
Jeffery's contract will have $27 million guaranteed and the deal can ultimately be worth $56 million with additional incentives. The 2014 Pro Bowl wideout ranks eighth in the National Football League with 4,801 receiving yards since 2013.
This weekend: Supermoon. Coming soon: Blue moon
According to scientists the "peak" astronomical events will occur at 19:49. 2017's only supermoon will begin around 7 p.m. If you won't be able to witness the Supermoon on Sunday, don't worry because there will be a few more in the near future.