Internet Slowdown Day Generated 1,000 Calls Per Minute To Congress

Techdirt has a tiny update on Internet Slowdown Day yesterday, which even this site participated in:

A brief update on how the Internet Slowdown Day effort went, in case you missed it. Tons of sites jumped on board, including my favorite, Clickhole (The Onion’s lovingly wonderful attempt to satirize clickbait sites), which showed off images of koalas that refused to load to in an effort to call for net neutrality… With the effort on so many different websites, reports are that, at its peak, there were over a thousand calls per minute going into the Congressional switchboard, which is a huge deal. Many in Congress are indicating that their offices are getting swamped with calls.

Link (Techdirt)

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