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Internet Advocacy ‘Uber’ Alles

Abstract:  In May 2012, the City of Cambridge charged Uber – a livery service accessed through a GPS-based mobile app – with operating an unlicensed livery service and using an unlicensed measuring device. The Massachusetts Division of Standards adjudicated the charges, ruling against Uber and issuing a cease and desist order. An August 14th post on […]

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Driverless Cars, The Law & The Future of Cities

Driverless cars, like those envisioned in The Jetsons, could become a reality in our lifetimes. Autonomous cars are those capable of driving and navigating entirely without direct human input.  They currently exist only as prototypes, but a number of companies are betting that they will be sold commercial in the near future.  Google’s driverless cars […]

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