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A slap on the wrist for data harvesters who faked millions of net neutrality comments.

Ads, surveys, a data breach: all were used to turn unsuspecting people into fake net neutrality comments. This report (pdf) from the NY Attorney General’s office details some shady shit; firms even cheated their own subcontractors.

But as Karl Bode points out, the real story is the wrist-slap. A tiny fine for the goons; none at all for the telecom monopolies that hired ‘em.