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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

House to summon Uber and Careem to discuss user data protection

The House of Representatives’ CIT Committee has asked representatives from cab-hailing apps Uber and Careem to testify about how they protect user data, committee chair Tadros Kaldas tells Al Mal. The committee has been pushing for legislation to govern the work of companies like Uber and Careem in the Egyptian market and ensure they comply with state policies and regulations with regards to consumer protection and employee rights. Representatives of both companies were absent from a committee meeting they were expected to attend last week, Kaldas alleges.

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