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Live-streaming Uber dash cam part of much bigger problem

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 @ 8:32 AM | By Mark Hayes and Adam Jacobs

Many people are aware of the term “sharing economy” and often think of Uber as the poster child of such a platform. However, many (if not all) passengers of Uber and other ride-sharing services would likely be horrified to learn that their ride, and their conversations inside the vehicle, were being filmed and broadcast online for the whole world to watch.

Such was the reality for Uber and Lyft passengers in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch broke the story of Jason Gargac, an Uber and...