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FCC fines Verizon $7.4 million for violating customers' privacy

Verizon is in hot water with federal regulators for showing customer ads based on their personal information without first obtaining consent.

The Federal Communications Commission announced Wednesday that Verizon has agreed to a $7.4 million settlement for failing to properly notify two million new customers that it was using information about them like billing and location data to market them new Verizon services. 170 more words

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