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Investigative Reporter Will Evans Digs Into Uber’s Lack Of Data Security

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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo a man leaves the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco.

Eric Risberg / AP

How well does Uber protect customer data? A reporter from the Center for Investigative Reporting says you might be surprised and disappointed.

Journalist Will Evans says that the company captures lots of data on your location, movements and finances, but it doesn’t take steps to secure it from thousands of employees. 

Why would Uber be so cavalier about customer data? “Growth at all costs” is the company mantra, according to a source from Will Evans’s investigation. 

On Insight, we’ll talk with Will Evans about his investigation and what experts say Uber could do with that data.

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