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Los Angeles Is The Latest City To Sue Uber Over Data Breach

Law360, Los Angeles (December 4, 2017, 9:50 PM EST) -- The city of Los Angeles on Monday became the latest local government to sue Uber Technologies Inc. over its alleged attempts to cover up a 2016 hacking incident, claiming the tech giant violated California law by failing to notify drivers about the breach.

City Attorney Mike Fleur says Uber violated the Unfair Competition Law when it failed to disclose an October 2016 data breach that led to 600,000 U.S. drivers' names and license numbers being stolen. The company, which allegedly paid the hackers $100,000 to destroy...
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