Neowin News Feed for: Fined Neowin News Feed for: Fined en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 TikTok fined a whopping €750,000 for "violating children's privacy" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TikTok has been fined a huge sum of money by the Dutch DPA, a sum total of €750,000, for not appropriately communicating its app&#039;s data privacy and usage policy, in accordance with the EU&#039;s GDPR. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:16:02 +0000 Apple to pay €318 million fine for tax fraud in Italy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An investigation into Apple Italia tax payments have resulted in the Italian subsidiary being fined €318 million for tax fraud, over a five year period from 2008 to 2013. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Stevenson) Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:34:01 +0000 NeoBytes :) Thief returns tablet to charity shop due to his inability to use it <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A man stole an Android tablet from a charity shop in Tyneside, England, but had to return it after eight days. The reason was brilliantly ridiculous: he couldn&#039;t figure out how to operate it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:26:01 +0000 Russian teacher fined in Microsoft piracy case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A court has fined Russian headmaster Alexander Ponosov 5,000 roubles (or $194.40) or half his monthly wage, for allowing pupils to use 12 computers with unlicensed copies of Microsoft Windows and Office software at his... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 07 May 2007 13:53:15 +0000 Samsung Fined $90 Million for DRAM Price Fixing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Throughout 2006, Samsung was under heavy investigation and has recently agreed to pay $90 million USD for participating in illegal DRAM price-fixing practices. The fine is will be divided into: $80 million to be returned... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 08 Feb 2007 17:50:19 +0000 Dutch man fined for 9 billion spam e-mails <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dutch telecommunications regulator OPTA has levied the largest fine against an unidentified spammer whom authorities say e-mailed more than 9 billion unwanted advertisements. The Netherlands outlawed spam in May 2004. The man is being charged... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 03 Feb 2007 06:28:55 +0000 Underage BitTorrent Admins Fined $60,000 Each <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Four out of eight administrators of the Finnish BitTorrent tracker &quot;Finreactor&quot; have been declared guilty in court and have to pay damages totaling 60,000 dollars each. The lawsuit against Finreactor has just come to a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 27 Oct 2006 20:39:07 +0000 Florida Spammer Fined $11 Billion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A US District court has ordered a Florida man accused of sending large volumes of spam to pay fines of $11.2 billion to a small Iowa-based ISP. CIS Internet Services in a lawsuit filed... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 Jan 2006 18:09:16 +0000 Microsoft Fined £331m ($613m) <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As predicted, Microsoft have been fined 497 Million Euros ($613m, £331m). This is approximately 8% of the profit Microsoft makes in Europe. EU Competition Commissioner Mario Monti is giving Microsoft 90 days to comply with... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 24 Mar 2004 11:58:11 +0000 PayPal fined $150,000 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The nation's largest online payment service, PayPal, is paying New York $150,000 in penalties after misrepresenting to consumers its policy on repayment when merchandise doesn't arrive, the state attorney general said Monday. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 09 Mar 2004 07:34:51 +0000 Man fined for Internet kidney sale <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A German court has sentenced a man for trying to sell one of his kidneys on the Internet to a four month suspended jail sentence and fined him 2,000 euros ($2,300), authorities said Tuesday. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Wed, 16 Jul 2003 16:02:19 +0000 Hasbro fined for toy price fixing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>US toy firm Hasbro has been fined £4.95m ($7.7m) by the Office of Fair Trading for forcing distributors to fix toy and game prices in the UK. UK toy sales are worth £1.7bn a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Mon, 02 Dec 2002 09:09:37 +0000 Kimble 'hacker' fined €100,000 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks ice-xp Schmitz convicted of insider trading Self-proclaimed uber hacker Kim 'Kimble' Schmitz was yesterday convicted of insider trading and sentenced to 20 months probation and a €100,000 fine. Schmitz, who was... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 28 May 2002 20:46:45 +0000