Comcast thinks it ok to install public wifi in your house

Livingood, Jason Jason_Livingood at
Thu Dec 11 17:54:43 UTC 2014

On 12/10/14, 9:41 PM, "Charles Mills" <w3yni1 at<mailto:w3yni1 at>> wrote:

In the US at least you have to authenticate with your Comcast credentials and not like a traditional open wifi where you can just make up an email and accept the terms of service.  I also understand that it is a different IP than the subscriber.  Based on this the subscriber should be protected from anyone doing anything illegal and causing the SWAT team to pay a visit.

You are absolutely correct.

Now..they are doing this on your electric bill and taking up space (albeit a small amount of it) in your home.

The blog cited is at As you can see it uses two separate devices; it is not similar to our residential service.


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