Comcast thinks it ok to install public wifi in your house

Michael O Holstein michael.holstein at
Thu Dec 11 18:13:56 UTC 2014

>Or you can just call Comcast and ask them to turn it off. Or you could
>in the past.

I can see where the pointy-haired types came up with the opt-out idea hoping nobody would notice or care, but at least they make it (fairly) easy :

1. Log into your Comcast account page at
2. Click on Users & Preferences.
3. Look for a heading on the page for “Service Address.” Below your address, click the link that reads “Manage Xfinity WiFi.”
4. Click the button for “Disable Xfinity Wifi Home Hotspot.”
5. Click Save

Michael Holstein
Cleveland State University

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