SavetheInternet.com caught cable giant stacking a FCC hearing with paid (and apparently sleepy) seat fillers.
The hearing was set up to investigate Comcast's recent blocking of the Internet. But the cable giant filled the room with paid sitters so that the public couldn't get in to voice their support for a free-flowing Internet.
Check out this video for more of the story:
Hear are some other great sources that you can check:
- Comcast Blocking: First the Internet -- now the Public? by jstearns
- FCC "Public" Hearing in Boston--Not So Public After All! by Willy T
- Grassroots Support? Or Astroturf at Portfolio.com