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UK Watchdog Fines Facebook For Cambridge Analytica Scandal

UK Watchdog Fines Facebook For Cambridge Analytica Scandal Earlier this year, Facebook (and it’s users) was rocked by the news that users data was being shared without ...

October 26, 2018 at 12:20 pm by

Yahoo Agree To Pay $50m To 2014 Hack Victims

Yahoo Agree To Pay $50m To Hack Victims While Yahoo is perhaps not the most prominent name on the internet any more, that doesn’t mean that they haven’t been a ...

October 25, 2018 at 11:12 am by
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Google Decides To Appeal EU $5BN Fine

Google Decides To Appeal EU $5BN Fine Earlier this year, a European Commission hit Google with a $5BN fine. Yes, that’s five billion Dollars. Just so we’re clear! ...

October 10, 2018 at 11:38 am by
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Bupa Fined After Employee Sold Customer Data On Dark Web

Bupa Fined After Employee Sold Customer Data On Dark Web Bupa is, if not the largest, then certainly one of the best-known private healthcare companies in the world. For those ...

September 29, 2018 at 11:55 am by
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France Fine Steam And Uplay For Bad Refund Policies

France Fine Steam And Uplay For Bad Refund Policies Both Steam and Uplay have refund policies based on game purchases through their online portals. They do, however, have ...

September 19, 2018 at 3:50 pm by
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Philips Get Fined By EU For Inflating Online Prices

Philips Get Fined By EU For Inflating Online Prices Philips is, without a doubt, one of the best-known brands in terms of home electronics. Be it a hairdryer or a TV ...

July 25, 2018 at 12:47 pm by
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Google Fined £3.8BN For Abusing Control Of Android

Google Fined £3.8BN For Abusing Control Of Android The chances are that if your phone isn’t an Apple product, it probably has Android installed as the operating system. ...

July 18, 2018 at 2:29 pm by

Australian Court Fines Apple For Refusing To Fix Products

Australian Court Fine Apple For Refusing To Fix Products Previous Repaired By Third Parties I daresay that the vast majority of iPhone, iPad or any Apple product has had to ...

June 19, 2018 at 11:11 am by

China Fines Blogger £31,000 For Spreading ‘Inaccurate Information’

China Blogging for many can be a good way to share their thoughts, their opinions, or occasionally just to vent. Some have even managed to turn such a simple thing into a ...

January 27, 2018 at 2:39 pm by
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Amazon Fined $1m for Misleading Pricing

Online retailer Amazon has been fined $1 million in Canada for posting misleading pricing on its listings, the country’s government has announced. A months-long ...

January 12, 2017 at 6:00 pm by
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86-Year-Old Grandma Accused of Pirating Metro 2033

Some time ago, Canada introduced new guidelines for internet service providers to follow which protects against copyright infringement. Internet users believed to be ...

November 4, 2016 at 9:20 pm by

Tracking Users Via Wi-Fi Without Permission? Get Fined!

When it comes to advertising these days, putting something in the newspaper doesn’t seem to quite cut it anymore. Companies will do anything from tracking your online ...

June 23, 2016 at 11:22 am by

Hacker Behind Gozi Virus Ordered To Pay $7 Million

Viruses and malicious software or malware can do lots of damage to a company or even a single person’s life. While hackers can put you at risk by hacking your car or ...

May 3, 2016 at 11:00 am by

$100k Fine For Man Who Fired Laser At A Ferry

When it comes to dangerous technology, lasers are often mistaken as something that can’t be used to cause harm. Anyone who has ever operated a large vehicle may ...

May 2, 2016 at 2:20 pm by

Apple Could Be Fined Millions for Strict iPhone Marketing Contract

Did you ever look at a phone provider catalogue and think, where have I seen that advert before? If the phone in question is an iPhone then you may have noticed its prominent ...

April 6, 2016 at 4:40 pm by

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