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Uber says it's killing the 'Greyball' tool it used to stymie regulators

L.A. Times Sunday, 19 March 2017
Uber is dismantling a secret weapon it used against local regulators who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in some cities around the world.

The about-face announced Wednesday comes less than a week after a report in the New York Times exposed the existence of a technology...
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on Wednesday, ride-hailing company Uber said it will stop using its Greyball tool. The tool was used to prevent efforts by local authorities to catch the company violating local regulations. Uber has used the tool since 2014. It helped the company avoid regulators in cities where the service isn't...

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