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Apple Fined Record Amount by France Over Price-Fixing
France’s competition authority, Autorité de la concurrence has fined Apple a record €1,1 billion ($1.23 billion) for price-fixing....
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FCC Announces Carrier Fines For Selling Customer Data
The FCC has officially unveiled its proposed fines for wireless carriers over selling customer data to third parties, with T-Mobile receiving the high...
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FCC Set to Fine Carriers For Sharing Location Data
Following an investigation in which the FCC found carriers broke the law by selling customer location data, the agency is poised to levy significant f...
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FCC Fines Another Company Over Wi-Fi Blocking
The Federal Communications Commission has fined an internet provider $750,000 for using Wi-Fi monitoring systems to jam people’s personal hotspo...
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AT&T Fined $100M for Throttling ‘Unlimited’ Plans
The Federal Communications Commission is set to fine AT&T $100 million for misleading customers about unlimited data plans. According to the FCC,...
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Verizon, Sprint Pay $158M for ‘Cramming’ Bogus Charges
The Federal Communications Commission has announced that Verizon and Sprint will pay a combined $158 million to settle “cramming” investig...
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Bridgestone fined $425 Million For Price Fixing
The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that Bridgestone Corp has agreed to plead guilty to charges related to automotive industry price fixing...
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Here’s What Texting While Driving Will Cost You in the US
If you’re caught texting while driving, the fine you could be forced to pay varies wildly depending on which US state you’re in when you&#...
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JPMorgan Refunds $389 Million to Customers for Ill-Suited Credit Card Practices
JPMorgan Chase & Co. have had coarse week that has cost them well over $1 billion in fines and refunds. Only hours following the announcement of a...
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Wentworth Miller Shares Important Personal News
Female fans of the popular hit series Prison Break may be letting out a collective sigh of disappointment this evening as Wentworth Miller has announc...
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Square Pays $507K Fine for Operating without Proper License in Florida
Mobile payments company Square has agreed to pay a fine in the state of Florida for operating without the proper licensing. Square entered a payment o...
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NASDAQ Fined $10 Million For Botched Facebook IPO
To say the Facebook IPO was a disaster might be a bit of an understatement. A few days after the social network went public, reports emerged that a te...
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Google Fined $190K For Wi-Fi Data Collection In Germany
Google is still taking heat and being fined over the Wi-Fi data collection fiasco that took place between 2008 and 2010. This morning, Bloomberg repor...
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AT&T Fined $700,000 by the FCC Over Plan-Switching
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission this week issued an Enforcement Bureau consent decree stating that AT&T has agreed to pay $700,000 to ...
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