Report: At Least 103 Uber Drivers Have Been Accused of Sexually Assaulting or Abusing Passengers

Uber’s seemingly never-ending series of scandals could fill several books, but perhaps the most awful and damaging stories have been reports of the ridesharing service’s drivers sexually harassing or assaulting passengers. A CNN investigation released on Monday shows how huge the scale of that problem is, with at…

Women Who Say They Were Assaulted and Harassed by Uber Drivers Continue to Fight for a Trial by Jury

On Thursday, 14 women who say they were sexually assaulted and harassed by Uber drivers published an open letter to the company’s board of directors, urging Uber to free them from arbitration. This would mean that they would be able to have their cases heard in a trial by jury, and not behind closed doors by a third…

Women Who Say Uber Drivers Raped Them Are Fighting to Have Their Lawsuit Heard by a Jury

Women who sued Uber on the assertion that the company’s policies failed to protect them and others from sexual misconduct want to have their case heard by a jury. But they say Uber’s terms of service have forced them into arbitration, meaning anyone who uses the app must settle disputes behind closed doors through a…

Developer Tells Her Story Publicly as Hacker Community Struggles to Address Sexual Assault

After several attendees of this year’s Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) in Germany said organizers have continued to downplay or ignore issues of harassment and sexual assault, Chelsea Komlo, an open-source software developer and Tor contributor, is speaking out publicly about the rape and assault she says she…

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