Apparently someone at Comcast sees Plaxo as something other than a company that builds their business by spamming their users’ address books. I can’t count the times I received an apologetic email from a well-intentioned friend who had wandered into Plaxo-land only to discover they had just unleashed an undesired email barrage to their entire address book.
"Comcast is looking at Plaxo to become the social media backbone of its products."
Maybe it will now just die and go away. I can only hope.
UPDATE: Sheesh, I forgot that Comcast doesn’t really understand what spam is. No wonder.
UPDATE 2: Marshall at ReadWriteWeb agrees and adds a good point about the lunacy of placing all your social media eggs in your ISP’s basket. About as silly as using your ISP for your primary email account.