Uber Boston has been issued a cease and desist from the Division of Standards of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In essence, the Division of Standards is claiming that until the National Institute of Standards and Technology has guidelines in place for GPS location technology, we cannot provide our application to the public. As we did extensive legal research prior to entering the city of Boston, it is our strong belief that the technology and service we offer does not violate existing law and regulations.
It’s a bit ballsy to take on the city of Boston — especially since a move like this likely came after hours of back room shenanigans by city power players — so it will be interesting to see how the story shakes out.
Lyft Continues to Gain Ground in Business Travel Ground Transportation
The Value of Staying Independent in an Increasingly Soft Branded World
The Inside Story of an Online Travel Reunion at the New Uber
Lyft Finally Goes Corporate With Carlson Wagonlit Travel Deal
Uber and Starwood to End Partnership in Possible Signal of Wider Loyalty Changes Ahead