News tagged with phone companies

Verizon to pay $7.4 mn for US privacy violations

US telecom giant Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4 million fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials said Wednesday.

Sep 03, 2014
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Deal creating top German mobile company gets OK (Update)

In a deal that creates Germany's biggest mobile phone company in terms of customers, the European Union's antitrust authority on Wednesday approved network operator Telefonica's bid to buy its competitor E-Plus under certain ...

Jul 02, 2014
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US seeks light on shadowy online data collection

US regulators called Tuesday for more transparency from data brokers, citing potential for abuse in a rapidly growing industry that buys and sells information on people's Internet and offline activities.

May 27, 2014
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