Home Poll: Will You Still Use Plaxo?

Poll: Will You Still Use Plaxo?

Since we reported yesterday that cable and Internet provider Comcast had acquired social address book Plaxo for an estimated $150 million, we’ve been fielding a lot of comments and emails — most of them not very supportive of the acquisition. Most people seem wary of Comcast — which has a poor reputation on the web due to “bandwidth throttling” practices — and some have told us that they’ll be deleting their Plaxo accounts. How about you?

We noted yesterday that Plaxo’s early reputation was that of “one of the biggest scum-bags of the mainstream social web,” and Comcast has an even more tarnished reputation. Recently, Plaxo had started to soften that poor reputation in some circles, but selling to Comcast may have set them back to square one. “Given the histories of both companies, something devious is liable to happen,” we predicted, and many of our readers agreed. But we’re curious, with Comcast at the helm, will nix your Plaxo account? Let us know in the poll below and add your opinions in the comments.

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