Verizon To Pay FCC $1.35 Million In Fines

Verizon To Pay FCC $1.35 Million In Fines

Verizon will pay the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) fines in excess of $1,350,000 due to privacy violations. Reportedly, the cellular provider violated the confidentiality of their customers with supercookies. Verizon claims they’ve already fixed the privacy concerns, but they are still being fined for damages done. Needless to say, consumer privacy is a hot topic right now.

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