GVH fines dating websites HUF 1.6 bln
Hungaryʼs Competition Office (GVH) fined dating site operator be2, based in Luxembourg, HUF 1.6 billion for unfair business practices, says Forbes.hu.
GVH said the company advertised its Hungarian sites be2.hu and academicsingles.hu as free of charge but charged fees for messaging.
GVH instructed the company to discontinue non-compliant practices within 30 days and communicate to users corrective measures it is taking.
Users also have the opportunity to assert their civil law claim directly in court, the competitions authority asserted.
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