Lyft Trip Data Not Proprietary, Pennsylvania Court Affirms

Law360, New York (August 31, 2016, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday upheld an order to unseal the number of trips provided by Lyft Inc. in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, before it received the authority to operate, saying that the data cannot be protected from public disclosure because it does not meet the relevant standard for proprietary status.

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission was correct when it rejected Lyft’s effort to assert proprietary status of its trip data for a six-month period of time in 2014...
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