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Ireland's Data Protection Commission has issued a €225 million fine to WhatsApp for violating GDPR rules. The DPC also said that WhatsApp will have to change its processes to align with GDPR.
Google France's chief has filed an appeal against France's €500 million fine that was imposed in July. The executive claims that the penalty is disproportionate and undermines existing efforts.
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's data privacy and usage policy, in accordance with the EU's GDPR.
Google has agreed to pay a €1.1 million fine in France as a result of an investigation into its hotel rating system, which was deemed to be misleading as it didn't follow the country's standards.
The EU Commission has fined Valve, Bandai Namco, Capcom, and other publishers for geo-restricting their games inside the EU Digital Single Market where these restrictions are not allowed.
Twitter has been fined €450,000 in Ireland for failing to notify privacy regulators of a data breach in 2019 and for lack of proper documentation as required by the European Union's GDPR.
Apple has been fined a whopping $12 million by an Italian regulatory authority for making misleading claims regarding water resistance in various iPhone models ranging from iPhone 8 to 11.
Sony Europe has been issued a hefty $2.4 million fine by the Australian federal court. The penalty has been charged on the basis that Sony misled customers about their rights when demanding refunds.
Google is set to start its appeal against the European Commission after it was handed a fine back in 2017 for using its dominance in search to allegedly crowd out rival shopping comparison firms.
The UK's ICO has announced that Facebook has agreed to pay £500,000 for violating the Data Privacy Act 1998 with regards to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook has not accepted liability though.
LG failed to convince the Australian Federal Court over a consumer-misleading case. As a result, the electronics company has been ordered to pay AU$160,000 to both customers who had burn-ins.
The digital regulator, Ofcom, has fined Giffgaff £1.4 million after it found that customers had been collectively overcharged by about £2.9 million following a billing error on Giffgaff's behalf.
Google and YouTube are being fined to the tune of millions by the FTC as a result of a probe into the tech giant's collection of information on minors, in violation of a children's privacy act.
British watchdog Information Commissioner's Office has issued UK's flag carrier with a penalty of £183m. The record fine has been charged over the breach of data suffered by British Airways last year.
The Italian government charged Facebook with a hefty penalty of €1m today for breach of user data by political analytics company Cambridge Analytica. The million euro fine is non-negotiable.
The UK mobile carrier, EE, has been fined £100,000 after it sent marketing messages to customers, twice, without their permission. This practice is against the ICO's rules so the firm was fined.
Google is on the receiving end of yet another fine from the EU over alleged anti-competitive practices. The third such fine, this one amounts to €1.49 billion and relates to its AdSense practices.
French regulators said Google obscured privacy settings and the fine is "justified by the severity of the infringements observed." Google said it's reviewing options and committed to GDPR compliance.
Facebook could be facing a record-setting fine for violating the privacy of its users' personal data. The fine is expected to be considerably larger the $22.5 million imposed on Google in 2012.
A proposed amendment to India's Cinematograph Act suggests that camcorder pirates in India should face up to three years in prison and pay fines up to $14,000 if they distribute copyrighted content.
After having been fined last month in the UK and The Netherlands for a massive data breach in 2016, Uber today has been slapped with another penalty in France for the same incident.
British and Dutch regulators have imposed a combined fine of more than £900,000 (~$1.149M) on Uber over the company's failure to protect user data from a series of breach incidents in 2016.
Google is now facing a fine of up to around $10,450 in Russia after the country's media and telecoms regulator accused the company of failing to exclude banned sites from its search results.
The U.K. regulator, Ofcom, has announced that it has fined EE and Virgin Media a total of £13.3 million because they were found to be overcharging customers for leaving their contracts early.
Nintendo has settled for $12 million in a lawsuit that it filed against a married couple who were operating ROM sites. The accused have also signed off the websites, games, and emulators to Nintendo.
Facebook has received a £500,000 penalty from UK's Information Commissioner's Office for allowing third-party developers access to private user data, which led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Italy's competition authority has imposed a €5 million fine (~$5.7 million) each on Apple and Samsung today for allegedly slowing down their older handsets through software updates.
In its bid to avoid going to trial, Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in restitution to the approximately 200 million users hit by its biggest security breach that occurred in 2013 and 2014.
Elon Musk has reached a settlement with the U.S. SEC that will see him lose his chairman position at Tesla for the next three years. He will also have to pay a fine of $20 million.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has today issued Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine following its security breach of up to fifteen million British citizens' personal information in 2017.
The American chipset maker has settled an ongoing dispute with the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission, with both sides agreeing to a much smaller fine than the one imposed late last year.
The European Commission has issued a hefty €4.34 billion fine to Google over illegal Android antitrust practices, with three type of restrictions imposed by the company being regarded in particular.
Qualcomm has been fined a sum of €997 million by the European Union Competition Commission for paying Apple to exclusively use its chips. Qualcomm says it "strongly disagrees with the decision."
The messaging service was asked to comply with the government's order of sharing the user data. The company has been fined for 800,000 rubles ($14,000) but, its founder intends to fight the ruling.
The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission found the silicon maker guilty of abusing its monopoly over smartphone modems in the country and has accordingly fined Qualcomm to the tune of $744 million.
The FTC and 32 different states sued the laptop maker over its pre-installation of adware that could have compromised the security of its users. Several FTC stipulations go along with the fine.
After reaching an out-of-court settlement, Google has now made its Chrome browser display a prompt to Russian users of Android devices, asking them to select their preferred search engine.
The huge £2.1bn fine imposed on Google's parent company by the European Union has, unsurprisingly, affected its profit, even as the company exceeded expectations in its latest earnings call.
An Airbnb host who cancelled a customer's reservation and left racist remarks back in February has been ordered to pay $5,000 in fines and must also enroll in an Asian-American studies course.