Another class action lawsuit.

Time Warner and Comcast have been sued in class-action lawsuits for privacy violations because of their practice of keeping customers’ names, social security numbers, and personal data — even after those customers terminated their services.

According to the 1984 Cable Communications Policy Act, cable companies are required to destroy subscribers’ data once it is no longer needed. ¬†Comcast may also have violated California’s state laws, which require businesses to destroy customers’ personal data once it is no longer needed.

Read more at: http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/176403/time-warner-comcast-hit-with-privacy-lawsuits.html#ixzz1xLo3HpJA