Fines

01.15.15
Transport inspectors say Uber blocked their accounts to avoid fines
01.15.15

Transport inspectors say Uber blocked their accounts to avoid fines

Uber likes to play chicken with local ride-sharing laws, hoping to keep its service in cities long...

By S. Dent,   01.15.15
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12.17.14
Sprint could face $105 million fine over unauthorized customer billing
12.17.14

Sprint could face $105 million fine over unauthorized customer billing

Sprint can't catch a break. As if its financial woes weren't enough, the outfit was recently accus...

By T. Seppala,   12.17.14
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07.03.14
Minor criminals in Elite: Dangerous will incur fines, compound interest
07.03.14

Minor criminals in Elite: Dangerous will incur fines, compound interest

Frontier has published the 30th edition of its Elite: Dangerous newsletter. This issue features tid...

By J. Reahard,   07.03.14
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12.18.13
Sweden fines pirate $650,000 for illegally sharing a single film
12.18.13

Sweden fines pirate $650,000 for illegally sharing a single film

Sure, it's no Somalia, but Sweden's been fighting plenty of its own battles against piracy -- of t...

By Z. Honig,   12.18.13
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07.15.13
Sony agrees to pay £250K fine in UK for 2011 data breach, begrudgingly
07.15.13

Sony agrees to pay £250K fine in UK for 2011 data breach, begrudgingly

Remember the 2011 attack that crippled Sony's PlayStation Network, leaked almost a quarter million...

By T. Seppala,   07.15.13
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09.24.12
Microsoft deliberately wasted energy at data center to avoid fine, says NY Times
09.24.12

Microsoft deliberately wasted energy at data center to avoid fine, says NY Times

Microsoft's desire to avoid a fine combined with a power company's strict electricity usage rules...

By S. Dent,   09.24.12
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07.09.12
Sharp settles LCD price fixing dispute with Dell and others for $200 million
07.09.12

Sharp settles LCD price fixing dispute with Dell and others for $200 million

In an LCD panel price fixing tiff that's been raging on for what seems like time incarnate, Sharp...

By S. Dent,   07.09.12
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05.21.12
EU competition head gives Google a 'matter of weeks' to offer an antitrust fix
05.21.12

EU competition head gives Google a 'matter of weeks' to offer an antitrust fix

The European Union has been taking a leisurely pace investigating Google over possible antitrust a...

By J. Fingas,   05.21.12
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02.01.12
Apple features 'communication to protect consumers' in Italy
02.01.12

Apple features 'communication to protect consumers' in Italy

Apple has apparently complied with a recent ruling by the Italian government that the company did...

By M. Schramm,   02.01.12
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