"The Board will be calling Uber's attention on the matter of its alleged admission on the breach of data privacy and will conduct its own investigation", LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said in a text message to reporters on Wednesday.
Uber users and drivers in this country accounted for almost half of the 57 million total affected by the hack on its systems, which was covered up for more than a year.
Uber failed to disclose a massive breach past year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer says.
Last week, Uber acknowledged that more than a year ago, it paid hackers a US$100,000 (NZ$145,050) ransom to destroy personal data they stole concerning more than 57 million of its customers and drivers.
This number has been confirmed by the government's digital minister Matt Hancock, and according to Uber it affected names, email addresses, and phone numbers.
Separately, prosecutors in the USA have heard that Uber may have hired ex-CIA intelligence operatives to conduct surveillance on its rivals.
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Filipino data subjects were affected, but there was no indication that any driver's license was downloaded, it said. "Consumers expect and deserve protection from disclosure of their personal information". When a data breach puts people at risk, businesses must inform them, " Ferguson said in a news release.
"This latest shocking development about Uber will alarm millions of Londoners whose personal data could have been stolen by criminals", Sadiq Khan said.
"We have seen no evidence of fraud or misuse tied to the incident", Uber said in a statement.
The senators posed 11 questions including when Uber first learned about the data breach, how many customers were affected, what types of data were compromised, what regulators were notified, and what steps were taken to mitigate potential harm to consumers whose information was comprised. Regulators from Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom will also take part.
The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in King County Superior Court.