LOS ANGELES – A Californian man who told investigators that he was upset about lifting net neutrality was arrested on Friday and charged with killing the Federal Communication Commission's family, Chariman Ajit Pai ( 19659006) Markara Man, 33, of Norwalk told investigators that he sent three e-mails to Pai in December 2017 for annoyance over Pai's role in lifting the rules and trying to scare the chairman
"I'll find your children and I will kill them, "the man wrote, according to court documents in one of the emails.
The same e-mail contained the names and addresses of several pre-schools in Arlington, Virginia, although the chairman's children were absent (19659009) In another message, Man Pai was accused of being responsible for one child's suicide, and one The third email contained a photo of the chairman and a framed photograph with his family, the authorities said.
When federal agents retraced the e-mails to Man and questioned him in May, he admitted they had sent them and provided law enforcement officers with a written apology, which he sent to Pai.
"I'm sorry, I threatened your children, that was the limit," he wrote in his message.
The Virginia Federal Court has been charged with threatening to assassinate an immediate family member of a US official in order to intimidate or disturb the official's duties. He could get up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
A phone number listed for Man in public records was unanswered on Friday. It was not immediately clear if he had a lawyer who could comment on the allegations.
The FCC decided last year to lift the net neutrality rules of the Obama era, which says that all web traffic needs to be treated the same as Verizon, Comcast and AT & T have a free hand to websites and apps To slow or block at will, or to demand more for faster speeds.
The major telecommunications companies had worked hard to overturn the rules discouraging investment in broadband networks.
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