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ICO Warns PSNI It Faces £750k Fine Over Data Breach

Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) says it cannot afford a £750,000 fine from the ICO, over its self-inflicted data…

3 weeks ago

Apple Appeals Against EU’s $2bn Music Streaming Fine

Appeal begins appeal against European Commission's €1.84bn fine over Apple's alleged ‘anti-competitive’ music streaming restrictions

3 weeks ago

Amazon Challenges £28m French Fine Over Worker Monitoring

Amazon challenges 32m euro fine from France's data protection agency over 'excessive' monitoring of warehouse staff

3 months ago

Google Fined 250 Million Euros By French Competition Watchdog

Another stiff fine against Google from French officials – this time 250 million euros for breaching IP rules to train…

3 months ago

Tesla To Settle California’s Hazardous Waste Lawsuit

Elon Musk's Tesla will pay $1.5 million as it settles a lawsuit filed this week in California over mishandling hazardous…

4 months ago

France Fines Amazon 32m Euros Over ‘Excessive’ Worker Surveillance

French data protection regulator fines Amazon 32m euros over 'excessive' worker monitoring, including alerts after 10 minutes of inactivity

5 months ago

Google’s $2.7bn EU Antitrust Fine Should Be Upheld – Court Advisor

Bad news for Alphabet, as advisor to Europe's top court says $2.7bn antitrust fine for online shopping, should be upheld

5 months ago

Equifax Fined By UK Watchdog Over 2017 Data Breach

UK's financial watchdog fines Equifax £11.2m for failure to protect UK consumer data in one of the largest ever cyber…

8 months ago

US Government Issues First-Ever Space Debris Penalty

US FCC slaps Dish Network with first-ever space debris fine, after 20 year-old satellite fails to reach agreed 'disposal orbit'

8 months ago

Intel Re-Issued Hefty Antitrust Fine by European Commission

No escape. After successfully overturning last year its 2009 antitrust fine of €1.06 billion, European Commission re-imposes fine of €376.4m

9 months ago

Google Begins Last Attempt To Overturn $2.6bn EU Antitrust Fine

Alphabet's Google goes to Court of Justice of the European Union in last ditch attempt to overthrow 2.42bn euro EU…

9 months ago

TikTok Fined 345 Million Euros Over Child Data

After privacy fine from UK earlier in the year, TikTok is hit by a larger penalty from the Irish data…

9 months ago

Amazon To Pay $30m Over Alexa, Ring Privacy Violations

Amazon settles with US FTC, after alleged privacy violations with its Alexa voice assistant and Ring doorbell cameras

1 year ago

ICO Fines TikTok £12.7m Over Children’s Data

ICO finds TikTok did not do enough to keep children aged under 13 off the platform, and that as a…

1 year ago

Ericsson Provision Filing Hints At Smaller Fine Over Iraq Conduct

Swedish telecoms giant sets aside $220m for a potential fine, amid US investigation into Ericsson’s conduct in Iraq in 2019

1 year ago

Meta Blow As Irish Watchdog Confirms Hefty Fine

Facebook parent Meta may be prohibited from using personal data for advertising, after EU ruling and Irish fine

1 year ago

Meta Fined 265m Euros Over Data Leak

Irish data protection office fines Facebook parent Meta 265m euros over 2019 data leak, adding up to 1bn euros in…

2 years ago

Apple Wins Huge Reduction Of French Antitrust Fine

French court lowers hefty 1.1 billion euros antitrust fine down to 371.6 million euros, over alleged price fixing with resellers

2 years ago

Oracle To Pay $23 Million To Settle SEC Bribery Case

Software giant Oracle is not admitting or denying wrongdoing, but is to pay $23m to settle a second SEC bribery…

2 years ago

ICO Warns TikTok Of Possible £27m Fine

British data protection watchdog says TikTok's failed to protect children's privacy and may have breach UK data protection laws

2 years ago

Instagram Fined €405 Million For Teenager Data Violation

Irish data protection watchdog slaps Meta's Instagram with a hefty €405m (£349m) fine for letting teenagers display their contact details

2 years ago

Google Ordered To Pay $43m By Australian Court

Search engine Google fined $43 million by Australian court for tracking Android users location data for two years in 2017…

2 years ago

Apple, Zoom Fined By Russia For Data Storage Violations – Report

Moscow's campaign against foreign tech companies continues with Apple and Zoom Video Communications fined over data storage violations

2 years ago

Australia Fines Samsung Over Water-Resistance Claims

Samsung rapped over the knuckles by Australian regulator because of 'misleading' Galaxy smartphone water-resistance claims in nine adverts

2 years ago

Google Fined $260,000 By Russia Over No Local Data Storage

Moscow fines Google $260,000 for refusing to store data in Russia, despite Google's Russian subsidiary filing for bankruptcy last month

2 years ago

Twitter Fined $150 Million For Sharing User Telephone Numbers

Privacy settlement with the FTC and DoJ sees Twitter agreeing to pay $150 million for using user email addresses, phone…

2 years ago

Nvidia Charged By SEC For ‘Inadequate Disclosures’ About Crypto Mining

US financial regulator charges GPU giant Nvidia for “inadequate disclosures” concerning the impact of crypto mining on the company’s gaming…

2 years ago

Russia Retaliates Against YouTube Over Ukraine Invasion ‘Fakes’

Pot calling kettle black? Roskomnadzor to take punitive measures against YouTube over 'fake' images about Russia's invasion of Ukraine

2 years ago

Apple Not Fully Compiling On App Store, Says Dutch Watchdog

More fines on the way as Dutch watchdog insists Apple has not fully compiled with order to open App Store…

2 years ago

Meta Fined $19m For 2018 Data Breach

Ireland's data protection watchdog issues 17 million euros fine against Meta for 12 data breaches notifications back in 2018

2 years ago