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  1. News
    Uber is formally launching two new features today: View as Driver and Profile Data Expiration. Uber claims these updates will make both riders and drivers feel safer by providing enhanced privacy and transparency. According to Uber's United States Safety Report released in December 2019, more...
  2. Toronto (Ontario)
    It's been about 2 weeks since the gov'ts contact tracing app has launched for use by the wide public. Estimates put things around 5% uptake Country wide, however the App only actually works in Ontario at the moment, so the update might be higher if the bulk of downloads are only in the region...
  3. Coronavirus
    There is no way China only has that many deaths. So many people! And they... they eat bats! They had it first. If we can't control it in the USA then they can't either. Bla bla bla. Americans need to wake up. Your media feed is lying to you. It wants you to blame China. Just the word...
  4. Toronto (Ontario)
    Be Afraid. Be VERY afraid "There are more questions. GM's privacy policy says it will comply with legal data demands. How often does it share our data with the government? GM doesn't offer a transparency report like tech companies do."...
  5. Lyft
    Did you know that Lyft is tracking your every move whether you are online or not? In a very Facebook-ish way, they are location-tracking users/drivers whenever the app is open even if you have no intention of using it for ridesharing today. Here is a fun experiment to try at home: First...
  6. Advice
    Looking for some feedback, Receivers complaint 'contacting rider after a trip' I did not think possible for driver to do... Has anyone had this problem, and why does uber think it's possible to do this?
  7. Chicago
    Ever wish you could unhear something? 90 second scene from This is Us, Season 3 Episode 2 (two weeks ago). Video recording from my cell phone was too big (Even when I cut it down to the last 13 seconds). This scene gave me the willies, because it features a very inutuitive character who usually...
  8. Australia
    Today I found two phones in my back seat. I took photos and sent them to UBER and asked them not to share my details with the rider, but they have shared it. To whom shall I complain about this? Thanks
  9. Advice
    Hi All-- I'm doing some research into Lyft and Uber, and I want to make sure I correctly understand what information is available to passengers and drivers, and when. If you are interested in helping out, can you take a look at the chart below and let me know if it is all correct?
  10. Melbourne
    Comment about a fare and/or trip on a public forum and post a screenshot that includes a rider's private pickup or drop off address details. Please erase a rider's private pickup/address details before posting a screenshot. Now you know...
  11. Flex
    With previous versions of the for Android there has ALWAYS been the option to either send usage statistic or not send to Amazon. I was just looking around the other day and I do not see that option there no longer. Have they moved it? If anyone can find please let me know. However, Im thinking...
  12. News
    PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is pulling a heavily criticized feature from its app that allowed it to track riders for up to five minutes after a trip, its security chief told Reuters, as the ride-services company tries to fix its poor reputation for customer...
  13. Singapore
    Get a lot of pings. Really a lot. Only if you go above 100km/hr. Those on the expressway try it now. Make sure no speed cameras or TPs around!!!
  14. Advice
    I just accepted a ride and seconds later a gentleman claiming to be from Uber security called me via the app. He claimed that the right I had accepted have been red flagged in the system for a stolen credit card and told me I should cancel it at no charge to the rider. In addition he told me for...
  15. News
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2017/04/27/ubers-fingerprinting-of-iphones-after-users-delete-app-has-sparked-an-ftc-complaint/?utm_term=.56a72b85612e Things just keep getting worse and worse for Uber practically on a daily basis. Pretty much a playbook on what not to do as...
  16. Seattle
    I got a "privacy survey" request from Uber-Seattle today asking me the following: "Should your permission be required before the Teamsters have access to your personal information-including your name and address, as well as your email address, phone number, for hire license/permit number, and...
  17. Chatter
    Concerned about vanishing Privacy? It's disappearing faster than ever before. Senate Republicans voted today to kill federal privacy rules The vote paves the way for a big win for the country's telecom giants. Recode's Tony Romm Mar 23, 2017, 2:59pm EDT Republicans in Congress took the first...
  18. Complaints
    Why can riders be able to look up the license plates of every driver they have ridden/requested??? This is beyond ridiculous given the fact some pax are creeps & criminals.
  19. Chicago
    While doing a security check of my phone this morning, which I do after I update all my apps once a week, I noticed that the Uber Passenger App has added a TON of permissions that it never had before. BEFORE UPDATE: Location AFTER UPDATE: Camera Contacts Location Microphone Phone SMS Storage...
  20. Advice
    I can't believe what just happened. Bastard drunk paxfrom the last ride of the night just used "find my phone" app and shows up on my doorstep unannounced to collect his phone from in between seats. This is not cool. I have young kids here and don't want random drunk people just showing up...
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