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Uber Ducks Lyft Driver's 2nd Attempt At Spying Class Action

Law360 (April 19, 2018, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A Lyft driver accusing Uber Technologies Inc. of illegally tracking drivers bungled his second shot at proving the ride-hailing giant violated wiretapping and privacy laws, a California federal judge said Wednesday in dismissing the bulk of the amended suit, finding he had done little to fix the deficiencies in his original claims.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley dismantled Michael Gonzales’ amended complaint alleging Uber used spyware to track competing drivers’ data and sabotage their business, tossing proposed class claims under federal wiretap and electronic communication...
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