Uber Drags New York City into Court over Draconian Cap on Ride-Hail Drivers

Uber is suing New York, seeking to overturn the city’s year-long cap on new licenses for ride-hailing vehicles. The company said it’s suing the city because it’s worried that the temporary restriction could become a permanent draconian measure. 12-Month Cap Was Imposed To Curb Congestion In its February 15 lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court, Uber claims the city is punishing it with a “ban first, study later” approach that’s anti-competitive and hurts customers who live outside of Manhattan. “The City chose to significantly restrict service, growth, and competition by the for-hire vehicle industry, which will have a disproportionate

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declares Victory after Amazon Yanks HQ2 from New York

US House Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wasted no time in declaring victory after Amazon backed out of a $ 3 billion deal that would have seen the Jeff Bezos-led tech conglomerate establish its much-coveted HQ2 in New York. Writing on Twitter, the freshman congresswoman said that the grassroots campaign to kick Amazon out of Queens had demonstrated that “anything is possible.” She said: “Anything is possible: today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazon’s corporate greed, its worker exploitation, and the power of the richest man in the world.” Anything is possible: today was

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I hope for a little bit of love on this post because I am pushing Bitcoin in the Vice-Mayoral election in New York City.

Hello,

Back in March 2018, articles like this one were posted: "New York Assemblyman Ron Kim Passes a Bill That Could “Kill” BitLicense" = https://cryptoslate.com/new-york-assemblyman-ron-kim-passes-bill-kill-bitlicense

Right now, Rom Kim and I are both running for the position of Public Advocate of the City of New York. As such I got to ask him a question regarding his bill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cvze9yHki8k (Sound is bad …)

Bitcoin is part of the New York City election and would be great to get some publicity around it.

Regards,

Theo Chino, hopefully the bitlicense slayer.

https://article78againstNYDFS.com & https://AbolishTheBitlicense.org

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Crypto billionaire Brock Pierce: angry people at Puerto Rico community meeting were “paid actors from Chicago and New York”

You may've seen a video online where Puerto Ricans yell at Brock Pierce at a community meeting. Those people, he says, were paid actors. "Yeah, I’ve got full dossiers on them. They’re not even Puerto Rican. They flew in just to do that." https://breakermag.com/brock-pierce-gets-your-skepticism-what-were-attempting-to-do-is-a-bit-crazy/

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Bear markets are for building! 🐻⚡ While the price is doing what it does, we continue to build the #LightningNetwork at the #LightningHackdayNYC in New York on October 27th/28th 2018. Speakers like Christian Decker, Matt Corallo and Peter Todd will take you down the rabbit hole.

Bear markets are for building! 🐻⚡ While the price is doing what it does, we continue to build the #LightningNetwork at the #LightningHackdayNYC in New York on October 27th/28th 2018. Speakers like Christian Decker, Matt Corallo and Peter Todd will take you down the rabbit hole. submitted by /u/manfromnantucket1984
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Chaincode Labs is hosting a week-long Lightning Applications Residency in New York at the end of October. Great opportunity for a deep dive into the Lightning Network, including great mentors, a free flight and free accomodation! ⚡

Chaincode Labs is hosting a week-long Lightning Applications Residency on Oct 22-26 2018. We're looking for awesome applications developers to come and spend a week with us where they'll learn about building on top of Lightning from our expert speakers and deliver a working project by the end of the week. The residency is free, and Chaincode will cover flight and accommodation costs.

Details:

Website: http://lightningresidency.com/

Dates: Oct 22-26 2018

Location: New York

Cost: Free

Speakers: Alex Bosworth, Chris Stewart, Christian Decker, Elaine Ou, Justin Camarena, Jack Mallers, Lightningk0ala

Anyone interested should apply at http://lightningresidency.com#apply with descriptions of their experience building applications and a project in mind that they want to build.

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