Uber’s troublesome history with customer privacy issues took another hit on Monday, in the form of a lawsuit over allegations that Uber’s employees spied on celebrities and former romantic partners.
Ward Spangenberg, a former forensic investigator for Uber, is suing the company for wrongful termination, age discrimination and defamation, according to court documents. The lawsuit was first reported by the Center for Investigative Reporting.
Spangenberg alleges that sensitive information collected by Uber was widely available to employees, who then used it to “track high profile politiciains, celebrities and even personal acquaintances of Uber employees, including ex-boyfriends/girlfriends, and ex-spouses.” …
Via: Mashable: Business