Senator Franken asks Uber to come clean on recent controversies, user privacy

By Himanshu Arora ยท 4 replies
Nov 20, 2014
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  1. Last week, Uber's senior vice president of business Emil Michael stirred up a controversy by saying that the company should consider hiring a team of researchers to "dig up dirt" on journalists who were critical of the company. Although he...

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  2. Hey, Franken. How about a trade. Uber lowers itself to answering your silly questions, if the government comes clean about the NSA and their own snooping on reporters and even legislators computers.

    That's the most astounding thing about politicians. The can look you in the eye while nailing a hooker, and condemn you for even thinking about a hooker.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    That's because politicians and hookers are cut from the same cloth, they happily sell their souls for financial gratification.
  4. Guest17

    Guest17 TS Enthusiast Posts: 92   +37

    There's the old saying, you can put lipstick on a pig but it's still a pig. Within the taxi industry, Uber is the pig with the lipstick, although definitely not a pretty one.

    While local, state and now federal officials are just now starting to get a handle on how to regulate this scofflaw outfit, they really need not bother. Uber is an unsustainable business model. It's self-destruction, either by its own bumbling arrogance or by inevitable market pressure, is assured,
  5. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 1,918   +750

    I absolutely agree with you. The reputation that they are creating for themselves will drive a lot of potential customers away if not facilitate their trip into non-existence.

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