back to article Ex-Uber security chief accused of hushing database breach must face fraud charges

A US judge yesterday threw out an attempt to dismiss wire fraud charges against a former Uber employee accused of trying to cover up a computer crime. Former Uber security chief Joseph Sullivan is set to face criminal charges after US District Judge William Orrick yesterday [PDF] rejected his claim that prosecutors did not " …

  1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    That should encourage the others.

  2. tiggity Silver badge

    a lot of autonomy

    Seems a big lack of oversight if someone can make 100k bitcoin payments, get NDA created (assuming legal experts were used ratger than randomly tweaking a proforma one).

    Where was the oversight (yes, a very senior position, but those roles are not above inspection / rigorous audit - often a rogue "high up" can do a lot more damage to a company than someone in a less elevated position)

  3. Colin Bull 1

    What about the UK too

    I would like to see some jail time in the UK for the Uber execs who decided that online medicals for drivers would be a good thing.

  4. Anonymous Coward
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    Anything that is bad for Uber is Good for the World. :D

  5. Ashto5

    NDA with a criminal

    Who are these people making decisions about having an NDA with a criminal.

    What on earth is their thought process?

    The person is a criminal and totally untrustworthy and the other is a hacker.

    More prisons filled with execs rather than workers that is what is needed 2008 financial crash NOT one person has been jailed for it.

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