Uber Gets Over $1 Million Fine for Not Telling Clients, Watchdogs of Data Breach
Uber was fined over $1,000,000 in total by UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) for failing to protect customers and for violating the Dutch data breach regulations.
“The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined ride sharing company Uber £385,000 for failing to protect customers’ personal information during a cyber attack,” said the ICO in a press release.
Moreover, “The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) imposes a fine of €600.000 upon Uber B.V. and Uber Technologies, Inc (UTI) for violating the Dutch data breach regulation. In 2016 a data breach occurred at the Uber concern in the form of unauthorised access to personal data of customers and drivers.”
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