More Evidence That Companies Aren't Spending Their Tax Windfalls on Their Workers

Since Republicans in Congress passed their sweeping, mind-bogglingly regressive tax legislation in December, people have wondered whether companies will use their tax windfalls on capital investments—also known as “spending money on doing business things, instead of hoarding it”—and how much of this new money would…

Former Comcast Employees Describe Sexual Harassment Allowed to Run Amok at Call Centers for Years

From the first interview Rylinda Rhodes had for a dispatch position at a Comcast center in Washington, D.C., something seemed off to her. The manager “in so many words made it clear it wasn’t the most professional environment,” she said, recalling that they had just fired some managers. But Rhodes took it as a…

Comcast May Have Enrolled Thousands in a Near-Worthless Protection Program Without Their Consent 

Comcast has been embroiled in a legal battle since 2016 regarding potentially deceptive business practices surrounding its “Service Protection Plan”—a $6 a month program which covered almost nothing. But as an amended complaint recently filed by the Washington state attorney general alleges, Comcast didn’t just dupe…

Comcast Changed Its Net Neutrality Pledge the Day After the FCC Moved to Kill the Open Web [UPDATED]

Net neutrality protections have not yet been repealed, but it seems that ISPs are already taking their sheep costumes off to reveal the wolves beneath. In a move that will make everyone say, “of course they did,” it seems that Comcast deleted its pledge to protect the open internet the day after the FCC announced its…

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Comcast Isn't Allowed to Say It Has 'America's Fastest Internet' Anymore

Hey, guys, guess what, big newsflash coming right up: Sometimes Comcast doesn’t tell the truth. The National Advertising Review Board (NARB) just ruled that the telecom behemoth can’t prove that it offers “America’s fastest internet” or the “fastest in-home wi-fi.” Because, well, these are not true statements.