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Facebook will pay $122 million in fines to the E.U.

The social media giant was handed a 110 million euro fine from EU antitrust regulators for giving misleading information during the vetting of its deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp in 2014. (Reuters) Facebook will pay $122 million in fines to the European Union, over charges that it misled regulators during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The fine, announced Thursday, is …

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No More Roaming Fees: EU Members Can “Roam-Like-at-Home”

Today marked the end of successful negotiations to enact laws abolishing data roaming charges for members of the EU. The European Parliament, Council, and Commission have come to an agreement that will see the end of data roaming fees by June 15th of this year. With consumers seeing no direct charges, the agreement focused on setting a standard rate for …

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