Uber is now reportedly the subject of a criminal probe from the Department of Justice over a tool it built to help drivers dodge law enforcement in cities like Portland, Oregon, where Uber was not allowed.
The ride-hailing startup also found itself in court this week to defend itself against charges it stole trade secrets and intellectual property for its self-driving car business from Google's Waymo. The case risks undermining what Uber describes as "potentially ... the most lucrative business in history."
Why do big corporations continue to cut corners in their own self interest or act in manners where they believe they won't get caught for their wrong doing? Haven't we seen countless times that the consequences are far too great?
Do you guys foresee a general shift of the public to Lyft?
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