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Response to Demonaut (Original post)

Mon May 9, 2016, 05:45 AM

18. Uber and Lyft are just..

....taking advantage of a monopoly situation that is overpriced and underperforms (conventional cabs).

If cities didn't milk cab service for revenues driving the prices up to absurd levels and if there weren't tight controls on the number (read availability) of cabs, Uber would have never happened.

It's not the conventional cab drivers' faults this happened, its the city governments'. Their little monopoly play is coming to an end.

People who don't like Uber are free to pay double for a slow-ass conventional cab that will show up eventually.

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