Skip to main content

With last week's controversial repeal of the 2015 Obama-era net neutrality regulations, concerned US and global citizens have voiced their fears, opinions, and objections...but not to the FCC's Commissioner Ajit Pai. Some have aimed them at DJ Ajit Pai, an Indian DJ who shares the same name.

"I've been getting death [threats] and abusive calls the whole night, since we are 10 and a half hours ahead of your time [in India]," stated DJ Ajit Pai in an email to The Verge. "My inbox on is flooded, and I need to make my admin empty it out every two days. I can't even count the amount of mentions and comments I get every day."

This definitely isn't the first time that a mistaken identity on social media has taken a wrong turn. Back when Vice released their documentary on Charlottesville, Halt and Catch Fire's creator, Christopher Cantwell, came under fire when the masses confused him with a neo-Nazi that participated in the Unite the Right rally.

DJ Ajit Pai has stated that he is in support of net neutrality, citing that India grazed through a like situation last year for Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. "No one has the right to differentiate between who should be allowed to breathe more or breathe less," states Pai. While he may never be able to face the FCC's Ajit Pai, he most certainly has a message for him: 

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles


San Diego's Day.MVS XL Festival Lives Up to Its Name In 2022

The SoCal weekender played host to Eric Prydz, Duke Dumont, ANNA more.

Rinzen donned in black against a glowing orange wall. Presents: The House Brew, Vol. 12

Adriatique, Bedouin, Innellea, and more feature in the July 2022 edition of The House Brew.

afrojack black v neck

Afrojack and Black V Neck Join Forces for Summery Tech House Anthem, "Day N Night"

They've joined forces with Platinum-certified R&B star Muni Long for a late-summer house smash.

"If the inventors of the internet never kept a patent, or any kind of control nor rights for themselves over their invention, and gave it to the world for free... not you, neither any greedy politician nor any over-ambitious corporate has the right to control its flow."

H/T: The Verge



DJ Swivel Jordan Young

The Chainsmokers, BTS Producer DJ Swivel Shares Music Business Advice in New YouTube Series

DJ Swivel doesn’t believe in gatekeeping in the business and believes that information is meant to be shared.

DJ Bubbles

Transgender Activist and House DJ, Bubbles, Shot to Death in San Francisco

DJ Bubbles was shot outside a club in San Francisco.

Rolling Stone Magazine Logo

Rolling Stone Magazine May no Longer be up for Sale Due to an Old Lawsuit

Past lawsuits are reducing the iconic magazine's price tag.


SOPHIE's Legacy Will Live On Through Asteroid Named In Her Honor

After superfans started a petition, comet 1980 RE1 has been renamed to Sophiexeon in honor of the late electronic music visionary.


Getter Apologetically Cancels Shows Due to Ear Ailment, Surgery

"all these efforts have done nothing to improve my ear problems, and they seem to be getting worse."

Spotify Singed with $1.6 Billion Lawsuit, Files to Take Company Public in 2018

Spotify is facing a massive lawsuit alongside it going public this year.

Omnia Nightclub

DJ Mag Releases Its Top 100 Clubs of 2017

Hakkasan, fabric, and Club Space all made the list.