An remarkable flood of citizens concerned about net neutrality is what took down the FCC’s comment system last-place May , not a coordinated assault, a report from the agency’s Office of the Inspector General finished. The report unambiguously describes the” bulky viral freight” resulting from John Oliver’s Last-place Week Tonight segment on specific topics, along with some poverty-stricken site design, as the cause of the system’s collapse.
Here’s the critical part 😛 TAGEND
The May 7-8, 2016 decline of the FCC’s ECFS was not, as reported to the public and to Congress, the result of a DDoS attack. At best, the written reports were the result of a rush to belief and the failure to conduct analyses needed to identify the true case of the disruption to structure accessibility. Rather than fully participate in a concerted effort to understand better the systematic the rationale for the accident, specific managers and staff at the Commission mischaracterized the contest to the Office of the Chairman as suffer from a criminal act, rather than apparent drawbacks in the system.
Although FCC leadership preemptively responded to the report yesterday, the report itself was not published until now. The OIG transmitted it to TechCrunch this morning, and you can find the complete document here.
The approximately 25 pages of analysis( and 75 more of related documents, some of either already public) relate specifically to the “Event” of May 7-8 last year and its characterization by the office of the Chief Information Officer, at the time David Bray. The investigation was started on June 21, 2017. The subsequent handled with the occurrence under public and Congressional inquiry is not included in the scope of this investigation.
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