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  • Dodo pays fines for unlimited ads

    Budget internet service provider (ISP) Dodo has been fined $26,400 by the competition watchdog for allegedly misleading consumers over advertising for its unlimited broadband plans.

  • ChoicePoint to pay $275,000 for second data breach

    Data broker ChoicePoint, the victim of a 2004 data breach affecting more than 160,000 U.S. residents, has agreed to strengthen its data security efforts and pay to compensate potential victims of identity theft for a second breach in 2008, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Monday.

  • Symantec, McAfee to pay fines over auto-renewals

    Antivirus vendors Symantec and McAfee have agreed to pay the New York Attorney General's office US$375,000 in fines to settle charges that they automatically charged customers software subscription renewal fees without their permission.