Violation

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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03.26.15
PayPal's failure to spot sanctioned accounts just cost it $7.7 millon
03.26.15

PayPal's failure to spot sanctioned accounts just cost it $7.7 millon

PayPal has has agreed to pay the US Department of the Treasury $7.7 million, after the financial g...

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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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10.10.13
Foxconn violates labor policy for PS4: Interns work overtime, night shifts
10.10.13

Foxconn violates labor policy for PS4: Interns work overtime, night shifts

Foxconn, a prolific and controversial electronics manufacturing company in China, had student inter...

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10.25.11
Google Buzz settlement approved by FTC, yearly privacy audits incoming
10.25.11

Google Buzz settlement approved by FTC, yearly privacy audits incoming

Mountain View's lawyers can collectively breathe a sigh of relief, as the FTC has accepted an ear...

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09.26.11
Senator Schumer blasts OnStar for 'brazen' privacy violation, calls for FTC investigation
09.26.11

Senator Schumer blasts OnStar for 'brazen' privacy violation, calls for FTC investigation

Last week, OnStar issued a privacy notice informing customers that it would continue to collect d...

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02.21.11
Twidroyd and UberTwitter (now called UberSocial) back online
02.21.11

Twidroyd and UberTwitter (now called UberSocial) back online

We know you had a rough weekend, managing your micro-bloggin' and social networkin' with a web inter...

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02.18.11
Twitter suspends UberTwitter and Twidroyd for 'violating' its policies (update: apps are fixed, should be live soon)
02.18.11

Twitter suspends UberTwitter and Twidroyd for 'violating' its policies (update: apps are fixed, should be live soon)

Without elaborating, Twitter has just posted a help document titled "I'm Having Problems Logging In...

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10.01.10
The Lawbringer: 5 ways trade chat can get you in trouble
10.01.10

The Lawbringer: 5 ways trade chat can get you in trouble

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genre...

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