Displaying items by tag: Penalty

Mobile phone services provider Lycamobile has been penalised $600,000 by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA after prolonged and large-scale customer data failures, which could have put people in danger.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Federal Court today ordered that Telstra pay $50 million in penalties for engaging in unconscionable conduct when it sold mobile contracts to more than 100 Indigenous consumers across three states and territories, in proceedings brought by the ACCC.

Published in Technology Regulation

Marketing company Telco First (trading as Compare With Us) has paid a $79,800 infringement notice after an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) investigation found it sent more than 65,000 illegal spam text messages.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has investigated Australia e-tail giant Kogan and found the company sent more than 42 million marketing emails without an easy way to unsubscribe.

Published in Technology Regulation

Origin Energy has paid a penalty of $126,000 after the competition regulator, the ACCC, issued it with an infringement notice for an alleged false or misleading representation in a price increase letter sent to residential electricity customers in Victoria.

Published in Energy

In a 3-2 decision, FTC Commissioners voted to impose a fine of approximately US$5 billion on Facebook for a variety of privacy issues.

Published in Listed Tech

The ACCC has fined MyRepublic $25,200 for its speed claims, with Finder finding time to issue three speed check tips "to make sure you're getting the speed you signed up for".

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 23 July 2018 11:04

ACCC fines MyRepublic for NBN speed claims

NBN provider MyRepublic has "paid penalties totalling $25,200 following the ACCC issuing two infringement notices for alleged false or misleading representations about its NBN service performance".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

After prominently advertising an iPhone 6 for $70 per month but only disclosing an additional $11 per month handset payment in the fine print, the ACCC has issued a $102,000 penalty to Telstra.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

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