Comcast doesn't know how to quit you [CARTOON]

Comcast, why do you have to be like this? Credit: Image credit: ITworld/Phil Johnson

The cable giant’s attachment to its subscribers is getting downright creepy

Just when you thought your opinion of cable companies’ customer service couldn’t get any worse, along comes this week’s story of tech journalist Ryan Block’s attempt to cancel his Comcast service. What should have been a short and simple phone call turned into a prolonged and painful breakup, when Block ran into a customer service rep who just wouldn’t take no for answer. Fortunately, Block recorded much of the call, so you can hear the insanity for yourself. The rep did eventually cancel Block’s service, but I wouldn’t be surprised if Comcast pulls a Lloyd Dobler move in Block’s driveway.

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