Lyft Driver Says No Consent Given To Uber's Tracking

Law360, New York (July 18, 2017, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A former Lyft driver urged a California federal court on Monday to deny Uber's move to dismiss his proposed class action accusing the company of spying on Lyft drivers' locations through a software program known as Hell, arguing that he did not consent to Uber tracking his location when he utilized the Lyft app.

Named plaintiff Michael Gonzales rejected Uber Technologies Inc.'s argument that he consented to the alleged tracking of his location when he became a Lyft driver given that the app broadcasts the location of its drivers to app users. He asserted that in accepting Lyft's terms and conditions,...

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