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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/20/technology/joe-sullivan-u...

But the charges drew an important distinction between failing to protect Uber’s computer network and failing to tell the authorities about it. Prosecutors said that Mr. Sullivan committed two felonies when he didn’t disclose the 2016 incident to federal investigators who were already investigating a similar data breach that had occurred two years earlier.

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A spokesman for Mr. Sullivan, who is now the chief information security officer at the internet company Cloudflare, said Mr. Sullivan had acted with the approval of Uber’s legal department and there was no merit to the charges against him.

Not a fan of seeing one of my execs jailed. Also Uber had a wretched culture. Thinking seriously of trimming my NET position.

Curious what others make of a guy this high up being hauled off to the pokey.
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