FCC Extends Open Internet Comment Period Until Friday, July 18
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
July 15, 2014
Kim Hart, 202-418-8191
FCC EXTENDS OPEN INTERNET COMMENT PERIOD
UNTIL FRIDAY, JULY 18 AT MIDNIGHT
Washington, D.C. – The following statement can be attributed to FCC Press Secretary, Kim Hart:
“The deadline for filing submissions as part of the first round of public comments in the FCC’s Open
Internet proceeding arrived today. Not surprisingly, we have seen an overwhelming surge in traffic on our
website that is making it difficult for many people to file comments through our Electronic Comment
Filing System (ECFS). Please be assured that the Commission is aware of these issues and is committed
to making sure that everyone trying to submit comments will have their views entered into the record.
Accordingly, we are extending the comment deadline until midnight Friday, July 18. You also have the
option of emailing your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, and your views will be placed in the public
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