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03.07.16
Verizon can't share web activity with advertisers unless you opt in
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Verizon can't share web activity with advertisers unless you opt in

The company must also pay a $1.35 million fine to settle with the FCC.

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11.19.15
Self-balancing skateboards are illegal in New York, too
11.19.15

Self-balancing skateboards are illegal in New York, too

$500 if you're caught using one by a state official (with nothing better to do).

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09.25.15
Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage
09.25.15

Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage

Sprint neglected the service it's meant to maintain for hard-of-hearing users for nearly six months.

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09.18.15
Comcast fined $33 million for publishing unlisted numbers
09.18.15

Comcast fined $33 million for publishing unlisted numbers

Comcast published 75,000 phone numbers that were meant to be unlisted. What happened next will not shock you. Because it got slapped with a $33.4 million fine.

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07.30.15
AT&T rejects $100 million fine, claims it followed the rules
07.30.15

AT&T rejects $100 million fine, claims it followed the rules

The carrier claims it notified customers with unlimited internet subscriptions that their speeds would be throttled one they use a certain amount of data.

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07.17.15
T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million over last year's 911 outage
07.17.15

T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million over last year's 911 outage

An FCC investigation revealed that two separate outages occurred on T-Mobile's network last year, lasting around three hours total. During that time, around 50 million customers were unable to call 911 from their phones.

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