France fines Uber 400,000 euros over huge data breach

AFP reports:

France’s data protection agency said Thursday that it had fined the US ride-hailing group Uber 400,000 euros ($460,000) over a 2016 data breach that exposed the personal data of some 57 million clients and drivers worldwide.

Uber drew the wrath of users and regulators after the company waited a year before revealing in November 2017 that hackers had infiltrated its systems.

Read more on France24. So the fines keep mounting up for Uber. Remember that they had a multi-state settlement in the U.S. to the tune of $148 million, the Netherlands fined them 600,000 euros, and Britain’s ICO fined them 385,000 pounds ($490,000). 

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