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Comcast reaches $33 mln settlement with California privacy violations

2015/09/17

Reuters - (California) Comcast Corp reached a $33 million settlement with California Department of Justice and the California Public Utilities Commission September 17 over allegations that Comcast disclosed about 75,000 customers' names, phone numbers, and addresses online over a 2-year period after each customer paid for unlisted Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Comcast will refund all fees paid for unlisted service and pay each customer an additional $100.

Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/17/comcast-settlement-idUSL1N11N3GJ20150917

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