June 28, 2017

Uber exec is out after violating rider’s privacy



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A top Uber executive has been fired after obtaining medical records of a female passenger who was raped during a ride in India, Recode reports.

The Uber executive at the center of the report, Eric Alexander, served as the company’s president of business in Asia Pacific.

The incident involves a 26-year-old female passenger who was assaulted and raped during a ride in Delhi in late 2014. The violent crime resulted in the immediate ban of the Uber service in Delhi; the ban was lifted several months later. The driver was arrested and later sentenced to life in prison.

Though the company was publicly remorseful  […]

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