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Until very recently, that was what you saw on the Comcast site, mirrored here.
According to an unnamed Comcast employee, “The servers are fine and are reachable if the DNS server you are using is pointing to the correct place,” says TorrentFreak.
“As far as we can tell, the hack was a one shot deal, not an ongoing event.”
There, however, unconfirmed reports that, “concerned users telephoning to inform Comcast were summarily disconnected, with a level of panic centered round the security of the Comcast email system with reports that the hackers were picking off Comcast user’s usernames and passwords,” says the story, adding:
“Others claim they were treated politely by Comcast and told to use a temporary site in the meantime, located at http://beta.comcast.net/a/. The Comcast forums also went down and then started diverting to http://www6.comcast.net/a/.
“There are rumors circulating that the group responsible for the hack previously targeted Justin Timberlake and Hilary Duff.”
Comcast was caught red-handed throttling P2P file sharing traffic and, with the US Federal Trade Commission on its back, is currently trying to wriggle its way out of the mess.
Canadians are experiencing the same bandwidth ‘management’ problems.
NDP digital culture spokesman Charlie Angus yesterday introduced a bill which, says Ottawa law professor Michael Geist, “is a measured response that deserves broad support”.
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