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Friday September 18, 2015

Comcast Reaches $33M Settlement Over Privacy Violations

A $33 million settlement seems like a pretty good deal until you realize $25 million of that goes to the state. The people affected only get roughly $107 each.

As part of the agreement with the California Department of Justice and the California Public Utilities Commission, Comcast must pay $25 million in penalties and investigative costs to the to the two departments, the statement said. Comcast will also pay about $8 million in additional restitution to customers whose numbers were improperly disclosed.