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Australia's federal court fines Valve $2.2 million over its Steam refund policy - GameTransfers

Australia's federal court fines Valve $2.2 million over its Steam refund policyGameTransfersThe federal court in Australia imposed a fine of $3,000,000 AUD (approximately $2.2 million) on Valve after ruling that they violated the consumer protection law by not offering refunds between 2011 and 2014. This is the maximum fine ordered by the ...and more »

Valve faces a $2.15Mn fine over steam refunds in Australian court - The Tech Portal

Valve faces a $2.15Mn fine over steam refunds in Australian courtThe Tech PortalAn Australian court has made the ruling that Valve must pay a staggering $AU3 million ($2.15 million US) fine in light of the loss of its legal battle versus the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission earlier this year. The fine is the upper ...and more »

Valve has been ordered to pay $3 million for violating Australia's consumer laws - Destructoid

Valve has been ordered to pay $3 million for violating Australia's consumer lawsDestructoidBack in March, in a case brought to the Australian Federal Court by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Valve was found guilty of various violations of the country's consumer laws. Essentially, Valve had made misleading ...and more »

Valve Gets Fined For $2.1 Million By Australian Court For Not Providing Steam Refunds - Tech Times;

Valve Gets Fined For $2.1 Million By Australian Court For Not Providing Steam Refunds - Tech Times

Tech TimesValve Gets Fined For $2.1 Million By Australian Court For Not Providing Steam RefundsTech TimesAn Australian court has fined Valve about $2.1 million for its shoddy, if not nonexistent, refund policies from 2011 to 2014. The ruling follows Valve's legal battle defeat against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in March. ( Steam ).and more »

Valve Fined $3 Million For Ignoring Australian Law Regarding Refunds - One Angry Gamer (blog);

Valve Fined $3 Million For Ignoring Australian Law Regarding Refunds - One Angry Gamer (blog)

One Angry Gamer (blog)Valve Fined $3 Million For Ignoring Australian Law Regarding RefundsOne Angry Gamer (blog)The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission sued Valve back in the summer of 2014 on the grounds of not offering Australian users a proper and convenient avenue to get digital refunds for their purchases, as per the standards of their consumer ...and more »

Australian Court Fines Valve $3 Million - CGMagazine;

Australian Court Fines Valve $3 Million - CGMagazine

CGMagazineAustralian Court Fines Valve $3 MillionCGMagazineIt is a widely accepted notion that the holidays are a time of giving. It looks like gaming giant Valve will, a part from their normal winter sale, be paying out 3 million Australian dollars, though not out of the goodness of its heart. No, the owners ...and more »

Steam Operator Valve Fined $2.1 Million for Refusing Refunds in Australia - BleepingComputer

Steam Operator Valve Fined $2.1 Million for Refusing Refunds in AustraliaBleepingComputerValve Corporation, the company behind the game distribution platform Steam, will have to pay a fine of 3 million AUD (Australian Dollars) [2.15 million USD] after Australia's Federal Court ruled today that Valve broke Australian consumer laws by not ...and more »

Australia fines Valve $2.2 million over its Steam refund policy - Engadget;

Australia fines Valve $2.2 million over its Steam refund policy - Engadget

EngadgetAustralia fines Valve $2.2 million over its Steam refund policyEngadgetA federal court handed down the maximum penalty because it found Valve was uninterested in Australian law. Jessica Conditt, @JessConditt. 12h ago in Personal Computing. Comments. 290 Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save. Australia's ...and more »

Valve hit with $2.1 million fine by Australian courts over Steam refunds - PC Gamer;

Valve hit with $2.1 million fine by Australian courts over Steam refunds - PC Gamer

PC GamerValve hit with $2.1 million fine by Australian courts over Steam refundsPC GamerValve lost its legal battle against Australia's competition watchdog earlier this year, and now it's time to pay up. Shares. An Australian court has ruled that Valve must pay a whopping $AU3 million ($2.15 million US) fine following the loss of its ...and more »

Steam Vs. Australia: Valve Fined $3 Million For Failing To Give Refunds To Australian Steam Users - International Business Times;

Steam Vs. Australia: Valve Fined $3 Million For Failing To Give Refunds To Australian Steam Users - International Business Times

International Business TimesSteam Vs. Australia: Valve Fined $3 Million For Failing To Give Refunds To Australian Steam UsersInternational Business TimesThe annual Steam winter sale is under way, and the company has additional motivation to sell as many games as possible following a court ruling in Australia that has saddled the service's parent company with a $3 million fine for refusing refunds to ...and more »

Valve Hit With Stiff Fine Over Refund Policy On Steam - WWG

Valve Hit With Stiff Fine Over Refund Policy On SteamWWGValve is not having a good holiday season at the moment. First its Steam store came crashing down earlier today, either from a DDoS attack or a flood of users taking advantage of its latest sale (or maybe both). But now it's been hit hard in the wallet ...and more »

Australian Federal Court fines Valve Corporation for denying refunds - Techaeris;

Australian Federal Court fines Valve Corporation for denying refunds - Techaeris

TechaerisAustralian Federal Court fines Valve Corporation for denying refundsTechaerisPerhaps the United States could learn a thing or two about consumer protection from our Aussie friends. +17 · Tweet · Share9 · Share · Stumble. Pin. Valve Corporation is finding out the hard way that you should seek legal advice about a country's laws ...and more »

Valve fined $3 million for breaching Australian consumer laws - PC Invasion (blog);

Valve fined $3 million for breaching Australian consumer laws - PC Invasion (blog)

PC Invasion (blog)Valve fined $3 million for breaching Australian consumer lawsPC Invasion (blog)The case against valve in Australia concerning Valve's policy of not offering refunds between 2011 to 2014 has now concluded. The Australian Federal court judged Valve to have disregarded Australian law and they had not taken action to ensure their ...and more »

Valve Fined $3M in Australia Over Steam Refunds - PC Magazine;

Valve Fined $3M in Australia Over Steam Refunds - PC Magazine

PC MagazineValve Fined $3M in Australia Over Steam RefundsPC MagazineThe Steam Winter Sale started this week, arriving just in time to help Valve raise a few million Australian dollars to pay a huge fine for breaching Australian Consumer Laws. As The Sydney Morning Herald reports, Valve got into trouble in Australia ...and more »

Valve Finned $3 Million By Australian Federal Court For Breaching Consumers Law - SegmentNext

Valve Finned $3 Million By Australian Federal Court For Breaching Consumers LawSegmentNextAustralian Federal Court has fined Valve $3 million for breaching the Australian consumers law for the lack of advertisement of the company's refund policy on Steam from 2011 to 2014. According to the judgment published online, Valve was involved in a ...and more »

Valve fined three million AUD by Australian Federal Court over refund policy - PCGamesN

Valve fined three million AUD by Australian Federal Court over refund policyPCGamesNAfter a long while in court, Valve have been fined by the Australian feds to the tune of three million Australian dollars over their refund policy, or lack thereof, between 2011 and 2014. Valve have until February 20 to appeal. Related: the Steam ...and more »

Valve fined in Australia for refusing refunds - Gamereactor UK;

Valve fined in Australia for refusing refunds - Gamereactor UK

Gamereactor UKValve fined in Australia for refusing refundsGamereactor UKAccording to The Sydney Morning Herald, Valve has been fined three million Australian dollars (roughly £1,764,130.76) for refusing refunds, and also for misleading customers. Valve's general counsel Karl Quackenbush told that the court the company did ...and more »

Valve Fined $3 Million on Refund Policy - The Escapist;

Valve Fined $3 Million on Refund Policy - The Escapist

The EscapistValve Fined $3 Million on Refund PolicyThe EscapistAustralia's Federal Court has ordered the US-based video games giant to pay a $3 million fine for lack of a proper refund policy. Last month we reported that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission had taken Valve to court over its shoddy ...and more »

Video games website Steam fined $3 million for refusing refunds - The Sydney Morning Herald;

Video games website Steam fined $3 million for refusing refunds - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldVideo games website Steam fined $3 million for refusing refundsThe Sydney Morning HeraldGaming company Valve Corporation has been hit with a $3 million fine after the Federal Court found its online games site Steam breached Australian Consumer Laws. The court imposed the maximum fine requested by Australia's competition regulator ...and more »