Gabatron Morning Briefing – 6-1-15: Your Privacy Is Now Arriving

An upcoming update to Uber’s privacy policy will ask riders for permission to track their location while the app is running in the background. They say it’s just a way to get people on their way faster and not a terrible invasion of privacy.

The observation deck atop the new One World Trade Center in New York is open. The new World Trade Center tower is one of the most high tech buildings on the planet and apparently the view is amazing.

Interesting stat of the day: Somewhere between 964 and 1,200. That’s the number of migrant worker deaths in Qatar since they started working on their stadium for the 2020 World Cup.

In sports, it will be the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning duking it out for the Stanley Cup.

In politics, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley launched his presidential candidacy Saturday.

Plus, police in Missouri responded to a call of a drunk man riding a horse last month.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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