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Uber to be sued $2000 per violation after data breach

Uber to be sued $2000 per violation after data breach

In addition, if the court find Uber meant to defraud IL residents, the company will face penalties of up to $50,000 per individual violation. Almost 11,000 drivers in the state were affected. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman also launched an investigation. According to the lawsuit filed by Chicago, Uber is liable to pay United States dollars 10,000 for each resident in the form of damages caused due to data breach.


Jet Airways says Air France-KLM pact won't impact ties with Etihad

Jet Airways says Air France-KLM pact won't impact ties with Etihad

This agreement will complement the Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines' transatlantic partnership between Europe and North America, offering access to over 200 destinations in North America, establishing a global cooperation connecting the three continents.


Online boom may see Cyber Monday top Black Friday

Online boom may see Cyber Monday top Black Friday

E-commerce giant Amazon gained 0.8 percent as data from Adobe Analytics showed online Black Friday sales rose almost 17 percent from a year ago. Black Friday was the most popular day for in-store shopping, named by 77 million consumers in the NRF study, followed by Small Business Saturday with 55 million consumers.



Australia: Victoria becomes first state to legalise assisted dying

Premier Daniel Andrews, who came to support euthanasia after the death of his father a year ago, paid tribute to colleagues, including Health Minister Jill Hennessy, for their work on the bill. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy said the scheme will be accessible only to terminally ill Victorian adults with less than six months to live. The attempt came from opponent and lower house Liberal MP Robert Clark - it lost 46-37 votes just before question time yesterday.


Canadian man involved in Yahoo hack pleads guilty

Canadian man involved in Yahoo hack pleads guilty

Kazakhstan-born Karim Baratov is said to have been paid to hack Gmail, Yandex and other accounts on behalf of Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, two officers from the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). As alleged in the Indictment, other three compromised Yahoo's network and gained the ability to access Yahoo accounts. According to his testimony, Baratov advertised his services on Russian-language websites.