Less than 1%. Great! -LW
A newly released study executed by the Sunlight Foundation of hundreds of thousands of comments submitted to the FCC by the public found that the vast majority spoke in favor of net neutrality. The group estimates that “less than 1 percent of comments were clearly opposed to net neutrality.”
There is wiggle room in the data, given that some people are not clear writers, and could have argued in several directions at once. For TechCrunch’s own analysis of the comments, head here.
The data indicates that there is little in the way of vocal grassroots support in opposition of net neutrality. Read into that what you will.
The is another piece of the Foundation’s report that is worth considering. According to the group, with issues of this magnitude, it is “not unusual for form letter contributions to make up in excess of 90 percent of a docket’s total submissions.” In…
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