by Mike Masnick
Tue, Jul 15th 2014 10:04am
It's already happened once that the FCC's commenting system buckled under the weight of a flood of submissions. However, today is the final day to send in official comments on the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), and once again, FCC.gov appears to be unable to handle the deluge. I've been personally trying for a while now to submit Floor64/Techdirt's comments, without any luck. I'll have a post up soon about our actual comments, whether or not I can actually get them delivered to the FCC, but you'd hope that the FCC could at least figure out how to keep a (rather basic) site up at such a time. Unexpected downtime happens, but the FCC had to know they were going to get a flood of traffic and submissions today and had months to prepare. Update And... the FCC has extended the deadline to Friday at midnight, because of the technological problems.
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