Uber data leak cover-up triggers govt investigations across the globe

Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

Authorities in Britain and the United States, two top Uber markets, as well as Australia and the Philippines said on Wednesday they would investigate the company's response to the data breach. Some US lawmakers called for Congressional hearings and implored the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).....

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