TITLE

Comcast Hits Web-Watching Pitfall

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Karen
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the cancellation of the monitoring scheme concerning the Web surfing activities of the cable modem customers of Comcast Corp. in the U.S. Complaints on the invasion of privacy; Queries on the legality of the data collection; Concerns on the method of data acquisition.
ACCESSION #
7225786

 

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