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Optus fined $178k for soft cap plans

Optus fined $178k for soft cap plans

Contentious campaign.
May 18 2011 5:20PM
Internet café fined $82k, forfeits servers for copyright breaches

Internet café fined $82k, forfeits servers for copyright breaches

A Sydney Internet café raided by Australian Federal Police late last year has pleaded guilty to 40 charges of copyright infringement, copping an $82,000 fine, court costs and forfeiting some 60 computer terminals and three servers.
Nov 27 2008 3:46PM
Brisbane ISP charges customers to make complaints

Brisbane ISP charges customers to make complaints

‘Impecunious’ Brisbane-based ISP, We.net.au, has been fined over $8,000 for trying to charge fees to customers that complained about them to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO).
Oct 17 2008 3:56PM
eBay fined for 'brokering' fake items

eBay fined for 'brokering' fake items

Ebay has been fined for allowing the sale of fake handbags and perfume.
Jul 2 2008 1:59AM
HP private eyes fined US$600,000

HP private eyes fined US$600,000

The four private investigators involved in the HP spying scandal have been fined a total of US$600,000 by a US court..
May 31 2008 4:29PM
MySpace spammers fined US$230m

MySpace spammers fined US$230m

MySpace has won its legal challenge against two individuals who bombarded its members with spam..
May 15 2008 7:35AM
Russian headmaster fined in Microsoft case

Russian headmaster fined in Microsoft case

Alexander Ponosov forced to pay 5,000 roubles.
May 10 2007 4:44PM
Nationwide fined for stolen laptop

Nationwide fined for stolen laptop

The Nationwide Building Society of UK has been fined almost £1 million ($2.5 million) for security breaches after a laptop was stolen from an employee's home last year.
Feb 15 2007 12:11AM
Adware funders fined for malware contributions

Adware funders fined for malware contributions

Advertisers held accountable for illegal software installations.
Feb 1 2007 9:23AM
EBay software pirates fined US$100,000

EBay software pirates fined US$100,000

SIIA claims victory in two cases.
Nov 23 2006 9:54AM
Online company fined $3m for adware use

Online company fined $3m for adware use

Online advertising company, Zango, is to pay USD $3 million for "unfairly and deceptively" downloading adware onto people's computers.
Nov 7 2006 11:10AM
Zango fined US$3m for illegal adware installations

Zango fined US$3m for illegal adware installations

Teh US FTC sets new rules for adware downloads.
Nov 6 2006 9:32AM
Australian spammer Clarity1 fined

Australian spammer Clarity1 fined

The first company to be convicted under Australia's anti-spamming laws was fined about $4.2 million today for sending 280 million spam emails.
Oct 27 2006 5:45PM
Oregon man fined 84K under Washington anti-spyware law

Oregon man fined 84K under Washington anti-spyware law

An Oregon man was fined $84,000 for fraudulently marketing anti-spyware software on the internet.
Apr 19 2006 7:33PM
Merrill Lynch fined 2.5M for lax email backups

Merrill Lynch fined 2.5M for lax email backups

The Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered brokerage firm Merrill Lynch to pay $2.5 million for not providing email records in a timely manner, the agency announced this week.
Mar 16 2006 9:52PM
Frenchman fined for exploit-posting exploits

Frenchman fined for exploit-posting exploits

A Frenchman was found guilty in a Paris court yesterday for publishing exploit code of a company's anti-virus product.
Mar 9 2005 11:41AM
Virus writer fined $2,400

Virus writer fined $2,400

A Hungarian court has fined a virus writer $2,400 for infecting tens of thousands of computers.
Jul 1 2004 11:54AM
Virus writer fined $2,400

Virus writer fined $2,400

A Hugarian court has fined a virus writer $2,400 for infecting tens of thousands of computers.
Jul 1 2004 11:39AM

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