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  • Firm fined for Facebook, Twitter reviews

    The ACCC has succeeded in having a company fined over allegedly misleading and deceptive claims made in client comments on its Facebook and Twitter pages

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling11 Feb. 11 18:08
  • Pirate Bay founders threatened with fine if site stays open

    File-sharing site The Pirate Bay should be closed, and if it isn't, two of the founders will each have to pay a fine of 500,000 Swedish kronor (US$71,500), according to a verdict in the Stockholm District Court on Wednesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs30 Oct. 09 08:25
  • ChoicePoint to pay $275,000 for second data breach

    Data broker ChoicePoint, the victim of a 2004 data breach affecting more than 160,000 U.S. residents, has agreed to strengthen its data security efforts and pay to compensate potential victims of identity theft for a second breach in 2008, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Monday.

    Written by Grant Gross20 Oct. 09 09:28