[ExI] uber is doing what?

spike spike66 at att.net
Thu Dec 15 17:38:53 UTC 2016

-----Original Message-----
>... On Behalf Of Adrian Tymes
Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:04 PM
Subject: Re: [ExI] uber is doing what?

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 5:30 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
>>... OK so Uber bought a fleet of these things and started sending them to pick up passengers for hire in San Francisco...

>...Uber claims the humans were all engineers who knew how to drive.

>...The DMV claims it specifically told Uber "no" in advance, and has evidence to back it up.

>...Yet again, Uber's true competitive advantage is shown to be a willingness to flout the law and try to get away with it.


Ja, but whose law is it?  The state of California allows self-drivers if it meets their requirements.  It looks to me like it does in this case: somebody is covering the liability.  Why would Uber need to ask anyone's permission in the first place?


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