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Ina Fried Aug 30
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Andy Rubin startup Essential admits leaking customer data

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Even as it tries to get its first product out the door, Andy Rubin's Essential Products has a new issue to deal with. The company acknowledged Wednesday that a customer service glitch led to some customers' personal info being shared with other customers. The leaked information included passports and drivers licenses.

The company said Tuesday that it was aware there was a problem, but didn't offer details.