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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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'...