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Editorial: Deregulation has dangerous consequences

Eight of about a dozen grounded American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft are parked on a remote taxiway at Roswell International Air Center in Roswell, New Mexico, on Wednesday, Sept. 4.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 29, 2019

An article by the New York Times published Tuesday called into question certain passages of regulatory legislation passed weeks before the first crash, which made it easier for Boeing to challenge the government on safety concerns.

Editorial: Data breach proves Uber needs oversight

Uber paid two hackers a sum of $100,000 to delete the information they collected in a data breach which compromised more than 600,000 Uber accounts last October. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 4, 2017

If you took a ride with Uber before last year, your personal data may have passed into and out of the hands of hackers — and before two weeks ago, you wouldn’t have even known. According to a Nov. 21 memo from Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber’s recently installed chief executive, the company fell victim to a hack last October that compromised the p...

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