Uber fixes ETA privacy gap that left full trip details public

Uber has fixed a gaping privacy hole which left ride details for some passengers visible in Google searches, with full address information available even months after the journey. The glitch was a side-effect of Uber’s “Share my ETA” feature, launched in 2013, which allows users to show others the progress of their trip.

After choosing “Share my ETA” in the Uber app, the user would get a shareable link that opened up a map of the journey, the final destination and how long it would take to reach it, and information on the driver themselves.

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