Enlarge / (Not actually the FCC’s security guards.) (credit: Getty Images | Loungepark)
Federal Communications Commission security officers have “adamantly denied” an allegation that they pinned a journalist against a wall, according to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.

The incident allegedly took place when the journalist tried to ask questions after last month’s net neutrality vote.

The chairman said the FCC’s investigation into the incident revealed no “malicious intent” on the part of security guards, but Pai promised changes to prevent similar confrontations in the future.
The reporter who made the allegation stood by his account when contacted by Ars today.
Pai sent a letter last week to two Democratic senators who asked Pai to explain why FCC security personnel reportedly “manhandled, threatened further physical violence, and ejected a respected Washington journalist after a news conference at the FCC headquarters.”
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