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Lyft Investigates Allegation That Employees Abused Customer Data

Lyft is investigating whether employees abused access to its customers’ data, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, after a current or former Lyft employee anonymously alleged online that some employees had tracked Lyft rides taken by their romantic partners and pulled information about celebrities such as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

The ride-hailing firm confirmed that Lyft engineers can look up customer data, including records of their pickups and dropoffs. She noted that the company hadn’t received any internal complaint about the matter.

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