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Uber's Response to 2016 Data Breach Was 'Legally Reprehensible,' Lawmaker Says
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2/8/2018 | 10:55:32 AM
The facts are enough
The actions and inactions of Uber speak for themselves.  Sadly, congressional hearings have become less about fact-finding, than serving as a stage for politicians to coddle or condemn witnesses, in order to impress their constituencies, or further a partisan agenda.  Authors would be wise to filter the facts from the commentary and posturing.    

"---  Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) described Uber's action as "morally wrong and legally reprehensible."  ---"

As sound as the accusations against Uber may be; find a better judge of what is "moral" than CT's senator; his moral compass infallibly points in the direction of the TV cameras, and spins away from ever pointing out his own failures of judgement, or those of his compatriots.  [lifelong CT resident - unaffiliated voter]


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