February 14, 2002
Comcast promises to quit snooping on customers
Author: JT Smith
NewsFactor Network writes: "Amid a rising chorus of criticism following the revelation that it tracked the Web activities of its more than one million Internet subscribers, cable giant Comcast agreed Wednesday to stop the practice immediately. Comcast also said it stores sensitive information, such as credit card numbers and passwords, in a database managed by network infrastructure specialist Inktomi."