Magistrate Dismisses Former Uber Driver’s Class Action Over Data Breach

Mealey's (October 20, 2015, 2:18 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A former partner-driver of Uber Technologies Inc. failed to plead sufficient injury from the purported theft of his personally identifiable information (PII), a California federal magistrate judge ruled Oct. 19, granting Uber’s motion to dismiss the putative unfair competition and failure to secure class claims against it (Sasha Antman v. Uber Technologies Inc., et al., No. 3:15-cv-01175, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 141945).

(Order available. Document #97-151022-049R.)

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