Calls to delay net neutrality vote, Uber settles over rape caseIn today's news, one FCC member calls for the net neutrality vote to be delayed over fraud claims, Uber settles a legal battle and Star Wars premieres.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Just days out from a vote to repeal net neutrality, Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel is calling for an investigation into fraud in public comments. In an OP ED for Wired, Rosenworcel said more than 23 million comments have been filed with the FCC about net neutrality. But as many as one million were fraudulent And half a million more were filed from Russian email addresses. Rosenworcel is one of two democrats on the FCC set to vote against the repel on December 14th. Uber has settled a lawsuit relating to a woman who was raped by a driver in India in 20 2014. The original rape case was settled in 2015 but the company faced further legal action after the New York Times and Rape Code reported an Uber Exec. had obtained the medical records of the victim, according to court documents filed on Friday. The case will be dismissed in January though settlement terms weren't revealed. Uber did not respond to our request for comment. And finally, Star Wars Episode Eight is here. The cast of The Last Jedi attended the premiere in Los Angeles on Sunday night, with writer/director Rian Johnson dedicating the film to the late Carrie Fisher. Critics hit social media to share early praise for the film, which is the longest in the Star Wars saga. The Last Jedi hits cinemas on Thursday. [MUSIC] Stay up to date on the latest by downloading C/net tech today app in the Apple or Google Play stores.