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Comcast Publicly Posted 200,000 Unlisted Phone Numbers… Again

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Comcast mistakenly posted the contact information of nearly 200,000 customers who paid the company a monthly fee to keep their phone numbers private.

In November, Comcast discovered that the names, phone numbers, and addresses of customers who didn’t want to be publicly listed were posted on Ecolisting.com.

Back in 2015, the company agreed to pay California $33 million to settle claims of accidentally publishing the names, phone numbers, and addresses of about 75,000 people who paid to keep the information private.

Comcast said it fixed the latest error as soon as it was discovered, but by then the contact information had been online for less than a month, a company representative said.

Curated from The Inquirer

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