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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...

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10.27.14
FCC fines carriers $10 million for storing customer data in the open
10.27.14

FCC fines carriers $10 million for storing customer data in the open

The FCC usually frets over issues like fair network access and next-generation technology, but it'...

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09.03.14
Verizon to shell out $7.4 million to settle FCC marketing privacy investigation
09.03.14

Verizon to shell out $7.4 million to settle FCC marketing privacy investigation

An FCC investigation determined that Verizon failed to offer around two million new customers inst...

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05.20.14
Sprint fined $7.5 million for violating your 'Do Not Call' requests
05.20.14

Sprint fined $7.5 million for violating your 'Do Not Call' requests

Sprint's bank account is going to be a bit lighter thanks to the FCC's recent announcement that th...

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04.15.14
Belgium bans Uber, threatens €10,000 fine for each attempted pickup
04.15.14

Belgium bans Uber, threatens €10,000 fine for each attempted pickup

A Brussels court has declared Uber to be illegal in Belgium, saying the company will be fined &eur...

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02.05.14
Google will escape fines in EU antitrust case by promoting rival services
02.05.14

Google will escape fines in EU antitrust case by promoting rival services

Google has finally reached a settlement in its long-running dispute with the European Commission o...

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01.30.14
Korea remembers to fine Google for unauthorized data-gathering in 2010
01.30.14

Korea remembers to fine Google for unauthorized data-gathering in 2010

South Korea's communications regulator has fined Google $196,000 (or the more impressive-sounding...

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01.08.14
France slaps Google with $204,000 fine for violating privacy laws
01.08.14

France slaps Google with $204,000 fine for violating privacy laws

Google's run in with France's privacy regulator has come to a rather undignified end. After months...

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