EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

Digital minister Margot James says phone and broadband firms must “play by the rules”.
BBC News – Technology


Lakers’ Walton fined $15K for ripping into refs

Lakers coach Luke Walton ripped into the officials after L.A.’s overtime loss to the Spurs on Monday. LeBron James was incredulous several times during the game that fouls weren’t called after he felt he was hit in the paint. – NBA

Dodgers’ Puig suspended two games, fined

Major League Baseball suspended the Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig for his actions in Tuesday’s game against the Giants. Puig and the Giants’ Nick Hundley were also fined. – TOP

Facebook, worth £445bn, fined £500k for data breach

Facebook is to be hit with the maximum £500,000 ($ 663,000) fine over data protection breaches related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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Apple Fined as Customers Win a Right-to-Repair Fight

Apple was punished in Australia for refusing to offer free fixes for iPhones and iPads that were previously serviced by non-Apple stores, the latest episode in a global dispute between companies and consumers about the right to repair. WSJD


‘Arrogant’ Goldie fined for Glastonbury assault

Musician Goldie has been fined for assaulting a security guard in a backstage area of Glastonbury Festival.
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Raptors’ Ujiri fined $25K for walking on court

Raptors president Masai Ujiri has been fined $ 25,000 for walking onto the court at halftime on Saturday to verbally confront game officials, the league announced Sunday. – NBA

Ant McPartlin fined £86,000 for drink driving

The TV host says he is “ashamed and mortified” as he admits being more than twice the legal limit.
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Southern Health fined £2m over deaths of two patients

Southern Health admitted failings over the deaths of Teresa Colvin and Connor Sparrowhawk.
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Pelicans’ Gentry fined $15K for rant on refs

The NBA has fined Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry $ 15,000 for his public criticism of the officiating in Saturday’s loss to the Rockets. – TOP

Suns’ Chriss, Dudley fined $25K for altercation

Suns forwards Marquese Chriss and Jared Dudley were each fined $ 25,000 for their role in an altercation with the Utah Jazz on Thursday. – NBA

Mavs’ Cuban fined $600K for tanking talk

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $ 600,000 by the league for saying that it would be best if his team lost this season. – NBA

Oshie fined $5K for cross-check to Letang

Washington forward T.J. Oshie has been fined $ 5,000 for cross-checking Pittsburgh defenseman Kris Letang in the neck. – NHL

Kings’ Brown, Penguins’ Malkin each fined

After Thursday’s chippy game between the Kings and the Penguins, Kings forward Dustin Brown was fined $ 10,000 and Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was fined $ 5,000 for separate incidents. – NHL

Google and Facebook could be fined billions

Google and Facebook could face fines stretching into billions of pounds if they breach users’ privacy under a new law.
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MoneySuperMarket fined for sending seven million unwanted emails

The price comparison website sent seven million emails to people who had opted out of receiving messages.
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Ducks’ Getzlaf fined $10K for ‘demeaning’ slur (Yahoo Sports)

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $  10,000 by the league for using an

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $ 10,000 by the league for using an “inappropriate remark” during Game 4 against the Nashville Predators.

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Falcons fined, forfeit pick for noise violations

The Atlanta Falcons have been fined $ 350,000 and will forfeit a 2016 draft pick for piping crowd noise into the Georgia Dome during home games over the last two seasons.

CP3 fined $25K for criticizing female referee

Chris Paul has been fined $ 25,000 for his public criticism of Lauren Holtkamp, the first-year referee who called a technical foul against the Los Angeles Clipper star point guard earlier this week.

Repetitive Lynch: ‘Here so I won’t get fined’

During Super Bowl media day, Marshawn Lynch, reportedly threatened with a $ 500,000 fine, answered every question with some variation of “I’m here so I won’t get fined.”

Lynch fined $11K by NFL for obscene move

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was fined $ 11,050 by the league on Thursday for his unsportsmanlike actions at the end of his career-long 79-yard touchdown run during Sunday’s win over Arizona, according to Pro Football Talk. – NFL

Knicks’ Dalembert fined $15K for elbowing

The NBA fined New York Knicks center Samuel Dalembert $ 15,000 for elbowing Toronto center Jonas Valanciunas in the face on Sunday. – NBA