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Company: Uber Technologies
Current Parent CompanyUber Technologies
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Penalty: $148,000,000
Year: 2018
Date: September 26, 2018
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: privacy violation
Mega-ScandalData Breach Liability
Violation Description: Uber Technologies agreed to pay $148 million to settle multistate litigation that it violated data breach reporting and reasonable data security laws in connection with a 2016 breach of driver and customer data. Uber was accused of exposing 57 million users' data and paying hackers to cover up the breach rather than reporting it to proper authorities.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: ride-sharing services
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