Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers

St Louis Uber driver live-streamed hundreds of passengers

There were about 700 rides given by Gargac since March through Uber and Lyft and nearly all of them were recorded, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman tells "CBS This Morning" that even though the driver reportedly told some riders the cameras were just for security, he probably didn't do anything illegal. It said passengers rarely noticed the camera, and when they did Gargac would often say he was recording them for safety reasons, rather than admitting to livestreaming. He has also inadvertently revealed the full names of his riders and their homes and neighbourhood on the streaming platform.

Uber told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Gargac's behaviour was "troubling" and that the videos were not in line with its community standards. "The safety and comfort of the Lyft community is our top priority, and we have deactivated this driver", Lyft spokesperson Alexandra LaManna said. The Twitch videos have subsequently been removed and Gargac's tweets are protected.

Gargac told the newspaper that he sought out passengers who might make entertaining content, part of capturing and sharing the everyday reactions that earned him a small but growing following online. But, of course, that all changed following the publication of the Post-Dispatch's investigation. If you are present in the conversation, as the driver was, it's legal to record and live stream. "It was fake. It felt produced", the driver said. Missouri, the state in which these events took place, does not label this act as illegal due to their adherence to "one-party consent".

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"I think it's a larger question about privacy and technology for society, what we do when the norms around a particular technology are violated", Rosenblat said. On Twitch, Gargac has amassed 4,350 followers and around 1000 of them pay a minimum of $5 a month to subscribe to his channel and indirectly offer financial support.

Ride-hailing services have previously come under scrutiny for the behavior of their drivers.

Twitch did not comment on this specific case but, according to ABC News America, said it does not allow people to share content that invades others privicay. However, a company spokesman said it plans on clarifying its policies around video cam footage soon.

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