fines

Platform News: EU European Commission antitrust regulators

Vestager says tech giants may prefer EU fines to compliance, cites Apple

Some US tech giants may prefer to pay a fine rather than comply with antitrust rules, the European Union’s antitrust chief said, and cited Apple’s fight with the Nether...

Platform News: Russia and Twitter

Russia fines Twitter, along with Meta and TikTok over banned content

Russia fined Twitter, Facebook owner Meta Platforms and TikTok on Thursday for failing to delete content the government deems illegal, a Moscow court said, the latest in a string o...

Facebook

Russian regulator: Facebook could face hefty fine over banned content

Russian authorities have warned social media giant Facebook it faces a fine of up to 10% of its annual turnover in the country unless it deletes content Moscow deems illegal.

Platform News: Social media titan, Facebook

Russia fines Facebook and Twitter for failing to delete content

A Russian court fined US social media firms Facebook and Twitter for failing to delete illegal content, the latest salvo in a standoff between Russia and Big Tech.

Platform Industry: Tencent logo at an event

China to crank up anti-trust heat on Big Tech after unprecedented fines

China’s unprecedented anti-trust squeeze onto its technology giants isn’t only just beginning.

Platform News: Google movements

Google hit with 600,000 euro Belgian privacy fine

Google has received a fine from Belgium’s data protection authority of 600,000 euros for not complying with European rules on a person’s “right to be forgotten...

Playstation

Australia fines Sony $2.4 million for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games

A court has ruled that a unit of Japan’s Sony Corp broke the consumer law by denying customers refunds for faulty PlayStation games and ordered the company to pay a A$3.5 mil...