19th Century Myth Threatens 21st Century Technology
Two centuries ago, a group of English textile workers known as the Luddites feared that new technologies of the industrial revolution would destroy their livelihoods. The Luddites formed militias and…
Nickel and Diming Innovation to Death
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is creating a new tax on Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs) to the tune of $0.20 per ride. Of the $0.20, five cents, or a full jitney nickel, will go to none other than the taxi industry itself.
The Ninth Circuit Allows Uber to Appeal Driver Class Action Certification Decision
An appellate court has all but halted a case in California that will determine whether Uber drivers are employees or independent contractors. The court’s ultimate decision will reverberate throughout…