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  1. Press: Senators want ‘massive’ fines for data breaches at Equifax
    Two senators proposed “massive and mandatory” fines for data breaches at Equifax Inc. and other credit reporting companies, starting at $100 for each consumer whose sensitive information is compromised.  The bill from Sens. Elizabeth Warren… | Jan 12, 2018
  2. Press: E.U. fines Facebook $122 million over disclosures in WhatsApp deal
    On Thursday, the European Union’s powerful antitrust chief fined the social network 110 million euros, or about $122 million, for giving misleading statements during the company’s $19 billion acquisition of the internet messaging service WhatsApp… | May 19, 2017
  3. Press: The people barred from voting due to debt
    In 30 states, ex-offenders who still owe fines or fees have their voting rights restricted. | Nov 09, 2016
  4. Press: Comcast hit with FCC’s biggest cable fine ever
    Comcast is being forced to pay the largest fine the FCC has ever levied against a cable operator. Its offense: Charging customers for services and equipment they didn't ask for. The FCC said it received… | Oct 12, 2016
  5. Press: Court costs entrap nonwhite, poor juvenile offenders
    The ways that fines and fees can entrap low-income people in the adult courts has received enormous attention in the past year or two. But the systematic imposition of costs on juvenile offenders, with equally… | Aug 31, 2016
  6. Press: What happens if you don’t pay your taxes?
    If you’re feeling tax inertia, you should do what you can to pay your taxes by the April 15 deadline or ask the IRS for a six-month extension by filing Form 4868. … | Feb 23, 2015
  7. Press: Slow right turn on red fined for $600 (Chinese)
    聖荷西一名車主接到超過500元的紅燈罰單,加上讀交通學校,足足要600元;罰單使他大為吃驚,因此寫信到聖荷西信使報的開車專欄投訴,稱他的違規情況,沒有理由要罰那麼重。 | Apr 30, 2014
  8. Press: The healthcare deadline is here: Are you ready?
    Monday marks the last day to sign up through the federal and state health exchanges to have insurance coverage beginning Jan. 1. And while government officials said the federal site, HealthCare.gov, can handle a… | Dec 23, 2013
 

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