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12.18.15
LifeLock forced to pay $100 million FTC fine
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LifeLock forced to pay $100 million FTC fine

Company charges $10 a month to protect your data, but FTC says it doesn't do that at all.

By D. Cooper,   12.18.15
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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).

By D. Cooper,   11.19.15
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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.

By D. Cooper,   09.25.15
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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.

By D. Cooper,   09.18.15
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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.

By M. Moon,   07.30.15
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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.

By B. Steele,   07.17.15
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05.19.15
PayPal will refund $15 million to customers if the CFPB has its way
05.19.15

PayPal will refund $15 million to customers if the CFPB has its way

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau alleges that PayPal engaged in unfair, abusive and decept...

By J. Conditt,   05.19.15
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04.08.15
FCC fines AT&T $25 million for data breach affecting 280,000 customers
04.08.15

FCC fines AT&T $25 million for data breach affecting 280,000 customers

After employees at its call centers swiped personal info of nearly 280,000 customers, AT&T has...

By B. Steele,   04.08.15
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