After stating it had policies preventing employees from accessing trip and geolocation information, five former Uber security professionals reveal the company continued to allow its workers to access sensitive information, according to The Center for Investigative Reporting's Reveal. The revelation comes two years after Uber was first found using its internal “God View” to track users’ whereabouts in real time without permission. Some of the most recent allegations state Uber deleted files it was legally obligated to hold onto and for encrypting files during law enforcement investigations in its foreign offices. In response to the report, Uber’s Chief Information Security Officer John Flynn sent an email to the company’s staff reminding them of their privacy obligations.
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