I've been waiting for this.
Waiting a long time.
Finally someone has dropped the soap and come clean in a direct and "appropriate" way.
Obviously plenty of criticism is coming down the road for why it happened, why it took so long to let customers know, etc.
That's really part of the game.
What would you expect when Uber's Chief Security Officer is a Lawyer instead of a trained security expert.
There are still some funny things to laugh at.
For example paying the hackers $100,000 to delete the data. Honour amongst thieves perhaps. After all, we are all allowed to believe in Santa. Some us believe more in Satan, oh well.
However here are some really nice tidbits that I find very positive: