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  • Jan 30th, 2017 @ 3:37pm

    Re: Dropping surge pricing

    The situations where they'll restrict surge pricing are at the top of the second page of their agreement with the NY Attorney General, which they voluntarily made federal policy. Full agreement is here, but basically blackouts, strikes, wars, weather emergencies, etc, they're required to cap their surge pricing, although not to drop it altogether.

  • Jan 12th, 2017 @ 10:14am

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    Just signed up as an insider and disabled my ad blocker. I know it's not much, but hopefully it helps some. I love this site, its willingness to stand up for its values (or frankly even just the possession of values at all), to make strong statements where they're warranted, and to back all of that up facts, figures and sound logic. It's a rarity, and deserves better than being threatened a frivolous, ego-driven lawsuit.

    Good luck.