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.

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Case Title

Bayer et al v. Comcast Cable Communications, LLC


Case Number

3:12-cv-02826

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Cable/Satellite TV

Judge

Joseph C. Spero

Date Filed

May 30, 2012


Case Title

Burton v. Time Warner Cable Inc.


Case Number

3:12-cv-02828

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Cable/Satellite TV

Judge

Samuel Conti

Date Filed

May 31, 2012

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