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Uber: As drivers get perks, riders losing patience on privacy snafus
Uber: As drivers get perks, riders losing patience on privacy snafus

Negative news about ride-hailing service Uber continues to mount. Uber said Wednesday that an executive in New York City was under investigation for allegedly tracking a journalist's journey without her consent. That follows reports that a top Uber exec — seriously or not — laid out plans to dinner-party guests for an Uber team to investigate journalists critical of the company, with a million-dollar budget. Actor and Uber investor Ashton Kutcher defended the dinner-party comments on Wednesday, writing on Twitter: "What is so wrong about digging up dirt on shady journalist?" But concerns among passengers about their privacy and safety is becoming a...

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