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Uber Makes it Easier to Delete Your Account, Purge Data

Why it matters to you In a move that will please some of its critics, Uber just made it easier to delete your account from it servers forever, as well as to disable tracking. Uber is making it easier to delete your account. On Friday, the ridesharing service announced Privacy …

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Uber Makes it Easier to Delete Your Account, Purge Data

Why it matters to you In a move that will please some of its critics, Uber just made it easier to delete your account from it servers forever, as well as to disable tracking. Uber is making it easier to delete your account. On Friday, the ridesharing service announced Privacy …

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Uber Used "Fingerprinting" to Persistently Track iPhones

Why it matters to you Uber’s persistent tracking is bad news for privacy-conscious users. Ridehailing app Uber’s phone-tracking features have come under fire before, but a new report suggests they were more extensive — and resilient — than the company let on. According to the New York Times, Uber secretly tagged iPhones …

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Italy Says Uber Has 10 Days to Pack Up and Get Out

Why it matters to you Uber is no stranger to battles with governments and their regulations, but now, the company is facing one of its tougher cases yet. Uber is being unceremoniously thrown out of Italy. On Friday, a court in the European country decided to officially ban the ride-sharing …

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Uber Pledges to Review Greyball Use and Prohibit Targeting Regulators

Why it matters to you Uber allegedly skirting law enforcement is another troubling issue for a company that has seen its share of legal trouble. U.S. city and international authorities allege Uber has been systematically using a software tool called “Greyball” to elude law enforcement in areas where the ride-sharing service …

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Uber Pledges to Review Greyball Use and Prohibit Targeting Regulators

Why it matters to you Uber allegedly skirting law enforcement is another troubling issue for a company that has seen its share of legal trouble. U.S. city and international authorities allege Uber has been systematically using a software tool called “Greyball” to elude law enforcement in areas where the ride-sharing service …

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Lyft Rolls Into 50 More U.S. Cities To Take The Fight To Uber

Why it matters to you An increase in competition will lead to more options and hopefully to an improved service, whichever one you choose. Lyft has just embarked on the biggest one-day expansion of its ride-sharing service, rolling into more than 50 additional cities across the U.S. The major multi-city …

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