Six subsidiaries of media firm Nine Entertainment have paid penalties totalling $159,840 after the competition regulator the ACCC issued them with 12 infringement notices for allegedly charging subscribers and advertisers excessive payment surcharges.
New bans on large businesses charging consumers excessive payment surcharges have now come into effect, prompting a reminder from the ACCC that the new law limits the amount large business can charge customers for use of payment methods such as most credit and debit cards.
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