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Lawsuits Pile Up on Uber
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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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11/30/2017 | 8:39:47 PM
Multiple states
One thing to bear in mind while watching these lawsuits. Because they are being brought by multiple state governments, you can be sure that the respective consumer-protection departments/bureaus of each state AG's office are collaborating with each other via the National Association of Attorneys General -- right down to sharing discovery documents.

At first I was kind of surprised they didn't go the multistate class-action route, but it occurs to me that the impact is much more easily parsed out because X number of user accounts were definitively breached.
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12/1/2017 | 10:01:32 AM
Re: Multiple states
It's not clear to me the Attorney Generals trade association has enough critical mass on this issue yet to move forward in any meaningful way. Only a handful of states have made noise. Check out their landing page on data breach notification, it is very old information. No, I think for now you will see the lawsuits pile up and you won't see much movement at the federal level. Sigh. 


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