A Frenchman Is Suing Uber For £38 Million After It Exposed His Extramarital Affair

Seems reasonable...

An adulterous French businessma is reportedly suing Uber for the totally reasonable sum of €45million (£38million), after the taxi service inadvertently alerted his wife to his extra-marital affair.

First reported in French newspaper Le Figaro, The unnamed man from the country's south coast, says he once used his wife's phone and Uber account to request a driver, but despite logging-off, the app continued to send her updates afterwards, revealing his travel history and arousing suspicions about his lover.

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Incredibly, the couple have since divorced.

Speaking to AFP, the man's lawyer, David-André Darmon, said: "My client was the victim of a bug in an application."

"There's a function to disconnect, but the session was not disconnected and the bug has caused him problems in his private life."

He declined to comment on claims in Le Figaro that he had sought damages of €45million, saying only that his client "wished to remain discreet and retain his anonymity". Which could prove challenging, seeing as he's trying to take on the world's biggest ride-sharing company.