US opens criminal investigation concerning Uber

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By PTI | Published: 05th May 2017 07:09 PM

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

WASHINGTON: The US government has propelled a criminal examination concerning Uber for the utilization of mystery programming that empowered the organization to work in territories where it was prohibited or limited, a media report said.

The Justice Department test is the most recent blow for the organization, which has been shaken by a progression of humiliating revelations about a culture of sexism, merciless work environment strategies and a claim from Google’s parent organization blaming Uber for taking innovation.

The examination is in its initial stages, The Washington Post detailed, refering to a man comfortable with the test.

The product program, called Greyball, first uncovered by the New York Times in March, empowered drivers to maintain a strategic distance from discovery from the transportation experts by distinguishing controllers acting like Uber clients keeping in mind the end goal to deny them rides