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“I used natural language processing techniques to analyze net neutrality comments submitted to the FCC from April-October 2017, and the results were disturbing.” Jeff Kao: More than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments were Likely Faked. There’s a broader story here, and it’s about fake email accounts. As any newsletter writer can tell you, these fake accounts are a scourge that sweeps across the internet. The first step towards faking an identity online usually means faking an email address. The bots are getting much better at doing this. And the email providers have little incentive to stop them.

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