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When it comes to calling, hailing, riding, or paying for a taxi, D.C. is one of the most nerve-racking places to ride -- anywhere. Fresh from defeat at the hands of New York's pros, it must be refreshing for Uber to deal with its dull-witted foes in D.C.

Last week, I wrote about the DC Taxi Commission’s ongoing battle with Uber, the iPhone-based black car service.  I noted in passing that the DC Taxi Commission’s claims that there have been complaints about Uber’s failure to offer a printed receipt.  I was skeptical about how prevalent these complaints were . . . but apparently, not skeptical enough.  Nathaniel Heller filed a FOIA request to find out how many complaints the commission had received about Uber, and the answer he got was . . . er . . . none:


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