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by | Jul 22, 2015

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote an editorial in the New York Daily news promoting his restrictive position against the car service, Uber. Blaming the businesses for additional street congestion and pollution, De Blasio proposed legislation that would halt…

by | Jun 17, 2015

According to the California Labor Commission, a San Francisco-based Uber driver who filed a claim against the rideshare company is an employee and not, as Uber argued, an independent contractor. The ruling orders Uber to pay the driver about $4,000…

by | Jun 8, 2015

The revenge of the status quo is brutish. “If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it,” humorist Art Buchwald once observed. Those words never seemed truer than at the “Uber…

by | Aug 13, 2014

Last week the Republican Party began circulating a petition in support of “innovative companies like Uber,” exhorting the faithful to sign up to “stand up for our free market principles, entrepreneurial spirit and economic freedom” against “taxi unions and liberal…

by | Jul 21, 2014

In a proverbial middle finger to authorities in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and other states, the popular taxi service Uber’s advertising has gone from clever to downright hysterical. Uber is offering free rides in the Tyson and Reston areas of Northern…

by | Jun 18, 2014

Imagine an American senator nearly a century ago reacting to the introduction of motorized agricultural equipment, which undoubtedly reduced the need for people to live on the family farm as they had for centuries, by declaring, “Innovation cannot be allowed…

by | Jun 7, 2014

Yesterday, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles sent cease-and-desist letters to ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft for not complying with state taxi regulations. Uber and Lyft continued to operate despite warnings in April that their for-hire business models defied state…

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