AT&T American Idol Scandal

AT&T might have interfered with the American Idol vote.  I feel like there’s a metaphor for network neutrality in this.   AT&T tampering with electoral democracy?  Abusing its control of the telecom network to influence elections?

The metaphor’s less forthcoming than when AT&T’s Blue Room bleeped Pearl Jam for criticizing a AT&T’s biggest political patron–George W. Bush.

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