The court considering the penalty amount for violations.
The Corporation’s Gabe Newell (Gabe Newell) faces a fine of a huge sum for the violation of consumer rights in relation to users of the Steam network. Federal court of Australia found the company guilty of violating the rights of users. Now the court is considering the amount of the fine for violations.
The Chairman of the Commission Naomi sharp (Naomi Sharp) demanded to fine the company $ 3 million, the punishment was good enough, but it also reflected the seriousness of the situation. According to the lawyer of the company, no instructions to challenge the payment of the fine guidance has been received.
It is worth noting that the company’s lawyers tried to prove to the court that Valve works in Seattle and the United States, but does not prevent residents of Australia to use their service. However, the court did not accept the arguments of their defence. The final decision regarding the amount of the penalty and additional payments will be announced in mid-December of this year.
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