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Uber executive fired over India rape probe

Eric Alexander read and discussed medical information about the victim

By: Sarwar Alam

Uber has fired a top executive who obtained medical records of a woman raped during a ride in India in 2014, media reports said, the latest in a series of efforts to stem misconduct at the ridesharing giant. The executive, Eric Alexander, read and discussed medical information about the victim in India, according to reports in the New York Times and Recode. Alexander, who headed Uber’s Asia-Pacific operations, also showed the records to Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick and others, the reports said. An Uber spokeswoman said that Alexander is “no longer with the company,” but declined to comment on the…

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