Comcast, Time Warner Stash Ex-Customer Info, 2 Suits Say

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A pair of nearly identical proposed class actions filed Thursday against Time Warner Cable Inc. and Comcast Cable Communications Inc. in California accuse the cable providers of illegally retaining customers’ personal information long after their subscriptions were canceled.

The complaints, filed in the Northern District of California, allege the cable giants hold onto compromising personal information about their customers, including Social Security numbers and credit card numbers, even after customers terminate their accounts, a violation of the federal Cable Communications Policy Act.

“There are numerous serious...
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