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Maryland Uber drivers could get $100 each related to 2016 data breach as part of settlement with states

Maryland Uber drivers could get $100 each related to 2016 data breach as part of settlement with states

Uber drivers in Maryland whose drivers license information was accessed in a 2016 data breach at the ride-sharing company will receive $100 each as part of a $148 million settlement with the states.

Maryland will receive a little more than $4.4 million as part of the multistate settlement with Uber Technologies Inc. related to its one-year delay in reporting a data breach involving drivers’ personal information, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Tuesday.

Uber also agreed to strengthen its data security practices to help prevent another such breach in the future.

Uber first learned that hackers had accessed the drivers license information of roughly...

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