French Court Fines eBay Over Fake Goods

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A French court has ordered eBay to pay a 40m euro fine (£36.1m; $63m) to luxury goods group LVMH for allowing fake copies of its goods to be auctioned on the site. The case was...

EU fines Microsoft record $1.35 billion

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The European Commission fined Microsoft a record 899 million euros ($1.35 billion) on Wednesday for defying sanctions imposed on the software giant for antitrust violations, far exceeding the original penalty. The Commission, executive arm of...

Microsoft may face more EU fines

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The European Commission claims Microsoft has not changed its behaviour since it was fined 497m euros (£331m) in 2004 and has warned the software giant that it could face further fines for failing to comply...

EC plans more fines for Microsoft

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YE OLDE European Commission is planning to fine Microsoft again, because the outfit is failing to comply with its so called landmark anti-trust ruling. Competition commissioner Neelie Kroes has confirmed that she will be talking...

House OKs Bill Imposing 'Spyware' Fines

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Companies and others that secretly install "spyware" programs on people's computers to quietly monitor their Internet activities would face hefty federal fines under a bill the House passed Tuesday. The most egregious behaviors ascribed to...

U.S. fines Bill Gates $800,000

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It may just be pocket change for the richest man in the world, but Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates has been fined $800,000 by the federal government for violating an antitrust rule. The...

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