You might have heard that news story about how the citizen-taxi service Uber suffered a data breach in November of last year. Now, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is filing a huge lawsuit against the company.
The fine comes in the form of the grassroots transportation company pledging to spend at least $40,000 to upgrade and refine it's texting communication system, and allowing consumers an opt-out option.
According to sources, there have been such allegations in the past, that Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has allegedly abused teens, some of these claims going back to the 80's. Murray has fought them and nothing ever came of the situation.
The City of Seattle has been conducting periodic sweeps to not only clean up unsightly homeless camps, but also apprehend criminal suspects. Now, the ACLU is representing two homeless people who are suing the city, saying these cleanup efforts are illegal.