DDoS attackers on FCC are hurting John Oliver’s net neutrality campaign


The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) acknowledged that its site went down on Monday after it was hit by multiple distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks after TV anchor John Oliver blasted the agency on his show over its move to repeal net neutrality rules in the country. The timing here is crucial, as FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has already announced plans to reverse the principles currently in place, and the agency is set to vote on his proposal on May 18. While the recent episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight saw Oliver urge viewers to head to gofccyourself.com and…

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