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Next stop, fines: Uber eligible for civil penalties if it again fails to notify FTC of a breach

October 29, 2018 |
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The Federal Trade Commission announced Friday a final, expanded, settlement with Uber, under which the failure to notify the FTC of any subsequent data breaches could result in civil penalties, prompting Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter to reiterate the call for greater authorities for the FTC in order to drive better data security practices at the company and across the digital ecosystem.

“While I believe that the injunctive provisions in the order will provide strong protections for consumers and their personal information,...

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