UPC demanded unlawful payment amounts from its subscribers
A fine of HUF 20 million has been imposed on the provider. All subscribers of the provider with a fixed-term contract were endangered by the unlawful practice.
Beneficial technological change but unlawful customer information procedure infringing on consumers’ rights
Due to the infringements committed during the switchover, on 10 December the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) imposed a fine of HUF 51.5 million on the operator and its CEO.
NMHH: Vodafone did not comply with statutory provisions in last year’s data reconciliation
Hundreds of thousands of Vodafone prepaid subscribers can expect new data reconciliation if last year they were not verified by the mobile operator against statutory provisions when the operator used its own registered data instead of the fresh data provided by subscribers as the baseline.
What makes personal data personal and how does the law protect them?
The Fundamental Law, the Civil and the Criminal Code and the Act on Informational Self-Determination all protect your personal data. This is important to remember, given that even the sharing of a photo may represent a breach of the law if it is done without your consent.
When to choose online encryption?
You can make conscious decisions to protect your sensitive data online. Financial transactions should only be conducted on websites starting with https and only such sites should be trusted with your personal information.
What protection does legislation provide against cyberbullying?
Cyberbullying means online intimidation and/or harassment. It has many forms, but what is common in all of them is that they are committed with malicious intent over the internet using computers or mobile devices.
What are fake profiles?
Creating a fake profile means registering with a name other than one’s own by misusing someone else’s identity or using a fictitious person’s identity.
Telecom Authority fines Magyar Telekom for Unlawful and Uncomfortable Appliance Return Policies
From now on customers can return set top boxes, routers and their accessories at any Telekom customer service desk.
NMHH-bírság az Invitelnek az előfizetői szerződések jogsértő módosítása miatt
Több százezer ügyfél jogbiztonsága érdekében indított eljárást a Nemzeti Média- és Hírközlési Hatóság (NMHH) az inviteles előfizetői szerződések tavaly októbertől jogalap nélküli módon bevezetett tarifamódosításai miatt, majd a szolgáltatóra 40 millió forint bírságot szabott ki.