Comcast customers to receive refund in settlement

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Comcast logos are displayed on installation trucks in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file)

Thousands of Comcast customers will be getting a refund after the cable company published their personal information online.

Comcast reached a $33 million settlement over claims that it published names, addresses and phone numbers for 75,000 VoIP customers who wanted their information kept private. The company will pay customers $100 and refund fees customers paid for the service. Thousands of law enforcement officers, judges, and crime victims said the breach placed them in danger.

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