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Sprint pays largest 'Do Not Call' violation fine ever

Sprint will pay the government a 7.5-million-dollar fine for sending commercial phone and text messages to customers who opted out of them.

As part of the settlement, the wireless carrier will set up a compliance program and report to regulators over the next two-years.
   
Sprint blames the unwanted messages on technical and human error, and says that it has made improvements.
   
This is the largest fine in a "Do Not Call" case.
Back in 2011, Sprint paid a 400,000 dollar fine for "Do Not Call" list violations.