Comcast Wins Privacy Suit

Haugsted, Linda
October 2006
Multichannel News;10/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 41, p43
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by Jeffrey Klimas of Michigan against Comcast Corp. claiming that the cable company has violated the rights of privacy of all its Internet customers in 2002. However, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled that the federal Telecommunications Act gives consumers no authority to sue cable companies alleging their privacy is violated when companies tracks them while surfing the net. However, Comcast said they were doing it to improve service.


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