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A US District Court judge in California dismissed a class action lawsuit against Uber by a former Lyft driver over the company's "Hell" program, which it allegedly used between 2014 and 2016 to track drivers of the rival service.

The "Hell" program was first revealed by The Information back in April. With it, Uber allegedly created fake Lyft rider accounts that then let them track how many drivers were available on the service in different areas. Uber was then able to use this information to deploy its own drivers to areas underserved by Lyft on a real-time basis.

Uber also allegedly used "Hell" to find Lyft drivers who split their time driving for Uber, and used that information to offer those drivers incentives to drop Lyft altogether.

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