Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Marriott International
Current Parent Company: 
Marriott International
Penalty: 
$600,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
October 3, 2014
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

Marriott International, Inc. and its subsidiary, Marriott Hotel Services, Inc., agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve a Federal Communications Commission investigation into whether Marriott intentionally interfered with and disabled Wi-Fi networks established by consumers in the conference facilities of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, in violation of Section 333 of the Communications Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Maryland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
hotels
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hotels
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Parent company note: 
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