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July 16, 2021, 12:42 AM

Uber’s $59 Million Assault Data Fine Slashed to $150,000 (1)

Lizette Chapman
Lizette Chapman
Bloomberg News

A monster fine levied on Uber Technologies Inc. by a California regulator probing sexual assault incidents won’t be so big after all.

After months of wrangling over how to best protect the identity of sexual assault victims and whether a large fine was justified, Uber and the California Public Utilities Commission, or CPUC, have struck a deal. Uber will not pay a $59 million fine levied by the commission last year, nor will it disclose details that would identify the 3,000 people who said they suffered sexual assaults on its platform in 2018, as outlined in a 2019 company ...

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