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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.

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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...