South Korea fines Apple over location data blunder

The Guardian (blog) - 3 Aug, 2011
Given that Apple now has more money than the US federal reserve, the fine of 3m won ($2855) is hardly going to break the iBank. But the ruling by South Korea's communications regulator, which has fined Apple for collecting users' location data without ...

Summary Box: SKorea fines Apple over iPhone data

Newsday (subscription) - 3 Aug, 2011
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Summary Box: SKorea fines Apple over iPhone data

Forbes - 3 Aug, 2011
By AP , 08.03.11, 11:32 AM EDT THE DEVELOPMENT: South Korea's communications regulator has fined Apple nearly $3000 for what it says is the illegal collection of iPhone user location information. THE FALLOUT: The amount is insignificant for Apple ...

Summary Box: SKorea Fines Apple Over iPhone Data

ABC News - 3 Aug, 2011
By AP THE DEVELOPMENT: South Korea's communications regulator has fined Apple nearly $3000 for what it says is the illegal collection of iPhone user location information. THE FALLOUT: The amount is insignificant for Apple, but the decision could ...

Apple, Google in violation of law

JoongAng Daily - Kim Hyung-eun - 3 Aug, 2011
The country's telecommunications regulator announced yesterday that Apple and Google's location tracking capabilities violate Korean laws, fining Apple Korea and ordering that both companies rectify the issues. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) ...

South Korea Fines Apple

Wall Street Journal - Jung-Ah Lee - 3 Aug, 2011
SEOUL"South Korea's telecommunications regulator fined Apple Inc. three million won, or about US$2800, for allegedly collecting the location data of iPhone users in the country, in a development that comes amid growing concerns over the ...

Apple fined $2800 for location tracking

CNET (blog) - Don Reisinger - 3 Aug, 2011
Apple has been slapped on the wrist by the Korea Communications Commission over the company's inadvertent collection of location data. The commission, which is South Korea's equivalent to the US Federal Communications Commission, ...

SKorea Fines Apple Over iPhone Data Collection

ABC News - Kelly Olsen - 3 Aug, 2011
South Korea's communications regulator fined Apple's local operation 3 million won ($2830) for what it says is the illegal collection of iPhone user location information. The Korea Communications Commission announced ...

South Korea fines Apple £1726 for location data debacle

Inquirer - Dean Wilson - 3 Aug, 2011
SMARTPHONE AND TABLET MAKER Apple has been fined 3m won (£1726) by the South Korean communications regulator for collecting location information without permission. The fine comes after revelations that Apple, Google and other makers of ...

South Korea Fines Apple Over LocationGate

All Things Digital - John Paczkowski - 3 Aug, 2011
The Korean Communications Commission has fined Apple for allegedly collecting location data from iPhone users without their express permission. Though a pittance at three million won (about $2830), the penalty does set a precedent, marking the first ...

Apple gets fined $2829 in Korea for location tracking

SlashGear - 3 Aug, 2011
Apple has been fighting several legal battles around the world in relation to the location tracking scandal. If you thought, Apple would be subject to huge penalties for tracking the whereabouts of users that isn't accurate in all countries. ...

Apple fined in South Korea

Wiki Peers - Zeeshan Akbar - 3 Aug, 2011
Apple has been fined $2855 for violating the location privacy of its users in South Korea without the proper authorization. The Apple Inc, South Korea has been fined by the South Korean authority for communications regulator for $2855, ...

South Korea to fine Apple over location tracking

tuaw.com - Kelly Hodgkins - 3 Aug, 2011
South Korea has fined Apple 3 million won (US$2829) for the company's practice of tracking location information on the iPhone. The Korea Communications Commission investigated Apple after locationgate broke ...

South Korea fines Apple nearly $3k for 'illegal' location tracking

Apple Insider - Sam Oliver - 3 Aug, 2011
The Korean Communications Commission announced on Wednesday that it will fine Apple 3 million won, or $2830, for what it has deemed "illegal" gathering of location data from iPhone users. The commission has ordered Apple to pay the fine ...

Apple fined by South Korea over iPhone tracking allegations

Digitaltrends.com - 3 Aug, 2011
After previously settling a lawsuit over location privacy in the country, Apple has been officially slapped on the wrist. Apple is about to be slapped with a 3 million won ($2829) fine from South Korea's telecom regulator over charges stemming from a ...

Korean regulator fines Apple $2800 over iPhone location tracking controversy

Engadget - Amar Toor - 3 Aug, 2011
The iPhone location tracking saga took yet another twist today, with South Korea's communications regulatory body ordering Apple Korea to pay three million won (about $2828) for collecting personal information ...

Apple iPad, iPhone Illegally Collects User's Data

IBTimes - Alastair Stevenson - 3 Aug, 2011
Apple has been found guilty and fined by South Korea's communications regulator after its flagship iPad tablet was discovered to be illegally collecting users data. Apple has been found guilty and ...

Korea administers tiny slap to Apple for geolocating folk

TechEye - 3 Aug, 2011
It's hardly a death dealing blow, but the South Korea telecomms regulator fined Apple a staggeringly small fine of close to $3000 for collecting data on people's locations on its iPhone. That, as far as we can tell, is not $3000 per South Korean iPhone ...

S. Korea to Charge Fine on Apple for Illegal Location Data Collection

CRIENGLISH.com - 3 Aug, 2011
South Korea's telecom regulator said Wednesday it decided to charge a fine on the local unit of the US -based electronics giant Apple for illegal collection of location data. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) decided to impose a penalty of 3 ...

Korean regulator hands Apple $2829 fine over location data collection

The Next Web (blog) - 3 Aug, 2011
South Korea's telecom regulator has imposed a 3 million won ($2829) fine on Apple after it judged the iPhone maker to be collecting location data from users' handsets without authorisation, Yonhap News reports. Apple voilated Korean location ...

S. Korea to fine Apple over tracking feature

AFP - 3 Aug, 2011
SEOUL " South Korea's telecoms regulator said Wednesday that it would fine the Korean unit of US technology giant Apple over an iPhone feature that can track the location of users. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said Apple Korea would be ...

Apple Slapped With Another Fine for iPhone Location Tracking

PC Magazine - Sara Yin - 3 Aug, 2011
A South Korean regulatory body has fined Apple up to $3000 for the unauthorized collection of data on iPhones. In a statement obtained by AFP on Tuesday, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said, 'KCC decided to fine Apple Korea three ...

Korea to fine Apple over iPhone location data

MarketWatch - Jung-Ah Lee - 3 Aug, 2011
By Jung-Ah Lee SEOUL -(MarketWatch)- South Korea's telecom regulator said Wednesday that it will impose a 3 million won (US$2829) fine on Apple Inc. /quotes/zigman/68270/quotes/nls/aapl AAPL +0.07% for collecting without permission the ...

Apple fined over data collection

Irish Times - 3 Aug, 2011
Apple has been fined by Korean authorities for collecting location data from users without proper authorisation. Apple's South Korean unit has been fined 3 million won (€2000) by the country's communications regulator after the iPhone and iPad maker ...

SKorea fines Apple over information collection

CBS News - 3 Aug, 2011
(AP) SEOUL, South Korea " South Korea's communications regulator is fining Apple Inc.'s local operation 3 million won ($2830) for what it says is the illegal collection of iPhone user location information. The Korea Communications Commission announced ...

S. Korea fines Apple $2855 over location data

Reuters - Hyunjoo Jin, Ju-min Park - 3 Aug, 2011
A woman uses her Apple iPhone 4 smartphone for Web surfing during a photo opportunity on a street in Seoul May 24, 2011. SEOUL (Reuters) - Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) South Korean unit has been fined 3 million won by the country's communications regulator ...

Apple fined for illegal data collection

Times of India - 3 Aug, 2011
SEOUL: Apple Inc's South Korean unit has been fined 3 million won ($2855) by the country's communications regulator after the iPhone and iPad maker collected location data from users without proper authorisation. The fine, though small, marks the first ...

S.Korea fines Apple $2855 over location data

Reuters - Hyunjoo Jin, Ju-min Park - 3 Aug, 2011
SEOUL Aug 3 (Reuters) - Apple Inc's South Korean unit has been fined 3 million won ($2855) by the country's communications regulator after the iPhone and iPad maker collected location data from users without proper authorization. ...

South Korea's Telecom Regulator Fines Apple Over iPhone Location Data

Wall Street Journal - Jung-Ah Lee - 3 Aug, 2011
SEOUL (Dow Jones)--South Korea's telecommunications regulator said Wednesday it will fine Apple Inc. (APPL) up to KRW3 million for illegally collecting the location data of iPhone users. The Korea Communications Commission also told Apple and Google ...

Apple Korea Fined in South Korea for Improper Data Collection

TMC Net - Tracey E. Schelmetic - 3 Aug, 2011
Apple (News - Alert) has some good news and some bad news this morning. The bad news is that the company's South Korean unit has been fined by that country's communications agency for collecting data from ...

 

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