Dec 012016
 December 1, 2016  Posted by  Business

Lisa Vaas reports:

Last year, Uber gave us a heads-up about its new privacy policy and how it had given itself permission to routinely track our locations even after we’ve left the car, following us as we sally forth into businesses, cross the street, or head for our doctors’ appointments, even if the app is only running in the background.

Now, with the latest update to the app – version 3.222.4 – Uber has put that into practice and is now tracking your location constantly if you’ve got the app running in the background. Oh, and it’s also asking that you always share your address book. Until now it had only collected your location data if you had the app open.

Read more on Naked Security.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.