Yeah, this is an actual Comcast cable box at my apartment building in Philadelphia's Main Line. Real quality wiring job, huh?
To further clarify the picture, there used to be a cover on that box some years ago, but it apparently was removed at some point for reasons unknown.
Also, this picture made it into the Machinist blog: machinist.salon.com/blog/2007/10/19/comcast/index.html
Update: And Digg! digg.com/tech_news/Comcast_could_receive_1_77_Trillion_fine
Update2: They STILL haven't fixed these cables 4 months later! www.flickr.com/photos/dmuth/2255390889/
Update 3: Appeared again in Consumerist: consumerist.com/2010/04/comcast-wants-me-to-return-modem-...