Organisation: Uber

Dutch court fines Uber

A court has found that Uber failed to comply with a judgment forcing the company to disclose information on its automated decision-making.

09 October 2023

CPRA hold-up: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 3 July 2023

The CPRA is on hold; a class action has survived a motion to dismiss claims that YouTube’s video editing tools violate the Biometric Information Privacy Act; and lawmakers have reintroduced a bill that aims to create a data broker registry and do not track list.

03 July 2023

MOVEit breach class actions: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 26 June 2023

Class actions tied to the massive MOVEit breach were filed in a US District Court for the District of Massachusetts; the US Department of Justice launches a new section to tackle cybercrimes; and the FCC addresses data privacy and cybersecurity with a new task force.

26 June 2023

Ex-Uber security chief gets probation

Former Uber chief security officer Joseph Sullivan has been sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for covering up a massive Uber data breach.

05 May 2023

Amsterdam court gives red light to Uber and Ola appeal

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has found that Ola and Uber failed to adequately inform drivers about how their data was processed, in a judgment that provides key insights into what constitutes automated decision-making in the gig economy.

05 April 2023

Judge denies ex-Uber chief security officer’s acquittal motion

A federal judge has denied a request to reverse a former Uber chief security officer’s felony convictions relating to his obstruction of an FTC data breach investigation.

13 January 2023

Microsoft can’t shake BIPA class action as Uber’s vendor

Microsoft must face a biometrics class action lawsuit for its role in providing the facial recognition technology leveraged by Uber for its driver verification programme, an Illinois federal judge has ruled.

15 December 2022

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