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2019: The Year of Massive Big Tech Data Breaches

2019 will go into the books as a bad year for data privacy, as sensitive personal details of many millions of users were leaked, breached, or left wide open by the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe.  Breitbart News has collected some of the biggest data breaches of the year.

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DC Attorney General’s Lawsuit: DoorDash Skimmed Tips

The attorney general of Washington, D.C. has just delivered a lawsuit to DoorDash, alleging that the popular food-delivery company skimmed tips from its drivers and misled customers into thinking that their gratuities would end up in drivers’ pockets.

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu

Uber Reports $1.16 Billion Quarterly Loss, Shares Plummet

Shares of Uber Technologies Inc. plummeted in after-hours trading Monday and into Tuesday after the ridesharing company reported that it lost a whopping $1.16 billion in the third quarter, exceeding losses from the same quarter last year by 18 percent.

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Uber, Lyft Unveil Ballot Measure to Fight California Gig Workers Law

Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash have unveiled a new ballot measure intended to fight the recently passed California law that will re-classify gig economy workers as employees, potentially devastating their business models which rely on armies of drivers who are treated as contract workers.

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Amazon Claims It Will Stop Swiping Delivery Driver Tips

Amazon announced this week that it will end an exploitative tipping practice that counts customer tips towards a driver’s base pay. The e-commerce giant says that drivers will now receive 100 percent of all tips as opposed to those tips going at least partially to Jeff Bezos’ bottom line.

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