Comcast, Google Can Publish Users' Email Contents


Comcast’s Terms of Service for its Xfinity Internet service gives it, its agents, suppliers and affiliates the right to “reproduce, publish, distribute and display” the content worldwide. It also lets third parties copy, republish or distribute material posted or transmitted using Xfinity Internet. This would include confidential information sent by a company employee or an independent contractor to authorized persons over the service, independent security analyst Randy Abrams warned Tuesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84721.html?rss=1

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Charter's Wireless Play


Charter Spectrum has announced it will resell Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile wireless service to customers inside its region. The good news is that this deal lets Charter get quick access to wireless without competing with Comcast. Comcast and Charter Communications last week said they had reached an “operational agreement” about working together on wireless communications going forward. My understanding is that both agreed to sell wireless only to their existing customers in their existing regions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84530.html?rss=1

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How Easy Is It to Burn Through a 1TB Data Cap?

We’ve already written about Comcast’s push to saddle more of its customers with a broadband data caps—limits on the amount of data they can use each month without incurring additional charges.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/19/how-easy-is-it-to-burn-through-1tb-data-cap.html

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Charter pursues Time Warner Cable merger in wake of abandoned Comcast deal

Following Comcast’s unsuccessful takeover bid, high-level talks have reportedly taken place between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable over a possible merger, in spite of the bad blood between the two companies.



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Report: Comcast’s public Xfinity WiFi program actually costs you money

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Comcast’s new Xfinity app doesn’t just throw a public WiFi network around your router on a separate channel. it also increases the cost of operating and owning the device itself.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/185560-new-report-illustrates-how-comcasts-public-xfinity-wifi-program-actually-costs-you-money

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