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Ride-hailing apps like Ola and Uber found to be collecting data for ‘third-party advertising’: Report

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According to cyber-security company Surfshark’s data sensitivity index, popular ride-hailing apps Ola and Uber tops the chart on collecting extensive information about their riders which may be used for third-party advertising. As per the report, Uber is third on the list while Ola, the most popular ride-hailing app in India, comes sixth in the global data-hungriness ranking (with a total of 18 data points collected).