PayPal wrote a policy allowing them to take USD2,500 from the accounts of customers deemed guilty of ‘promoting misinformation’.
The judge considered the penalty justified because of ‘millions and millions’ of sales calls made to people on the USA’s National Do Not Call Registry.
The failure to meet a Nigerian security requirement has destroyed 20 percent of the value of MTN Group.
AT&T were fined USD100mn for throttling customers on an unlimited data plan dating back to 2007. Most telcos give up on long-range risks like this, which is the worst mistake of all.