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Uber slapped with $7.3m fine for keeping quiet about driver accidents

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The law is optional if you have money

"Behrend, however, stated that the company will appeal the ruling which may delay enforcement of the deadline."

Of course it will. And it'll appeal the appeal. And appeal the venue. And the judge. And the law. And then raise an appeal in a federal circuit. And appeal that. And again. And once more. Perhaps to the supreme court.

Billions of dollars of investors money and the ability to drag shit out for decades turns boardroom calculus into "Is following this law/regulation inconvinient to us? Then ignore it, drag out any litigation, pay any chump fines they throw, and in the meantime obliterate the competition."

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