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Uber appeals $59 million California fine over sexual assault data request By Reuters

Uber appeals $59 million California fine over sexual assault data request By Reuters
Uber appeals $59 million California fine over sexual assault data request

FILE PHOTO: An Uber logo is seen in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles By Tina Bellon (Reuters) - Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER ) Inc on Wednesday appealed a $59 million fine by a California regulator in a dispute over whether the company should share detailed information on sexual assault and harassment claims reported on its ride-hailing platform." Uber's Chief Legal Officer Tony West said during a Tuesday interview that no regulator had previously asked Uber for personally identifiable information of sexual assault victims, and said the CPUC had not disclosed why it needed the data.The dispute stems from a safety report Uber released in December 2019, disclosing 6,000 reports of sexual assault related to 2.Intel to replace CEO Bob Swan with VMware's Pat Gelsinger - sources p By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Stephen Nellis (Reuters) - Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) will replace Chief Executive Officer Bob Swan with VMware (NYSE:VMW) Inc CEO Pat Gelsinger next.

In the December order, a CPUC administrative judge said privacy concerns could be addressed by replacing victims' names with a code to allow commission staff to conduct follow-up investigations, but upheld the $59 million fine against the company.On Monday, the advocacy group RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), appealed the CPUC's order.

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