EFF breaks news on how Comcast released thousands of unlisted numbers, threatens customer privacy

On Thursday August 25th, 2014, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released a news article detailing how Comcast¬†(now Xfinity)¬†accidentally released thousands of phone numbers into the public domain from customers who had paid monthly charges to remove their numbers from phone databases and no-call lists. This breach affected an estimated 74,000 people, most of whom had tried contacting Comcast years prior to report that they were receiving calls from scammers and other people who found their phone number online. What does this mean to you? Well, if you are a Comcast customer and have…continue reading →