This is pretty unbelievable--- there was an FCC hearing about Net Neutrality in Harvard yesterday where we had a booth. Comcast was PAYING PEOPLE TO FILL UP SEATS AND CHEER FOR THEM. Tons of folks, including reporters, got turned away. For people that still have a hard time wrapping their heads around what net neutrality is, this about sums up what's happening.Update: Dean Jansen says,
And it's well documented.
Our very own Dean Jansen was there, check out this nice graphic he made.
Comcast admits to paying non-comcast employees to hold spaces! Here is our blog post (includes embedded audio player and photos). Portfolio's story/update is here.Dean's blog post says "They were identifiable by their yellow highlighters." Well, yeah, that and their DEVIL EYES.
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