FCC claims comment system attacked after John Oliver’s net neutrality segment

Late-night host told viewers to flood Federal Communications Commission website with comments, but agency says issues were from DDoS attacks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) claimed Monday that its online comments system was attacked hours after comedian John Oliver called on viewers of his HBO series Last Week Tonight to file comments to urge the agency to protect open internet rules.

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