You’ll have two extra weeks to file your thoughts with the FCC on its plan to get rid of net neutrality. The proposal’s comment period was originally scheduled to end next week, on August 16th, but the commission just pushed the date out to August 30th.
The extension was granted in response to 10 groups asking for more time to respond. They had been looking for an additional eight weeks, but the commission said an additional two weeks would be more in line with the type of extensions granted in the past.
The commission didn’t signal that disruptions to its filing system, caused by an apparent DDOS attack, factored into the decision at all.
Granting a two week extension gives people more time to file “reply comments,” which are meant to…