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TWC Customers Lose Email Passwords to Hackers

Time Warner Cable (TWC) had its system hacked into early this month and there are fears that up to 320,000 customers could have lost their email passwords to the hackers. The company has already raised the red flag and warned customers to be wary of such people who are not in for anything good. TWCs […]

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FCC, Cox Reach $595,000 Data Breach Settlement

In a landmark ruling, Cox Communications will pay $595,000 to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after completing the data breach action settlement. The breach was reported in August of 2014 and it exposed customer data that included names, e-mail addresses and driving license numbers. Even though there was nothing serious about the incident, FCC has […]

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FCC and Cox Communications Enter Settlement Agreement

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has entered into a $595,000 settlement agreement with Cox Communications to help resolve an ongoing investigation. The investigation is touching on whether the company failed to protect its customers’ personal information when it suffered a data breach last year. This is the first privacy and data security enforcement action that the […]

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Missouri AG Files Suit against Charter Communications

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Charter Communications for violating federal and state telemarketing and No-Call laws. This is not the first case of its kind to be received by the office. Unwanted telemarketing calls and harassing treatment by telemarketers annually rank highest on the list of complaints […]

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FCC Can’t Stop Facebook, Google from Tracking Customers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will not be putting in a requirement to stop Facebook, Google and any other Internet operator from tracking online activities of their customers. There has been a widespread outcry in America that the action by service providers to track customers was not in good faith. Many stakeholders called on FCC […]

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