Reply to post: Re: Must have worked with Comcast?

Broadband powered by home gateways? Whose bright idea was THIS?

Cynic_999 Silver badge

Re: Must have worked with Comcast?


Comcast Cable in the U.S. is fond of placing unsecured hotspots in consumer's homes without telling them they are responsible for whomever uses the unsecured hotspot even if it is someone outside of their home, i.e. hackers, neighbors, drive-by's, etc.


I do not believe you are correct.

I am not aware that the owner / subscriber of *any* Internet router or hotspot becomes liable for all content transmitted through it. If you cannot reasonably control access or content, then you cannot be held legally responsible.

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