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Has Uber turned a page?

Tom Fox | October 3, 2017

Uber may finally be changing its tune and, this time, in a very public way.

After being notified that it was losing its license for the City of London, the new CEO of the company Dara Khosrowshahi, apologized in an open letter posted in various international newspapers, to the City of London, its people and the regulators for its myriad ethical and other lapses, which led to the loss of its license to do business.

The regulator, Transportation for London (TfL) found that Uber was not “fit and proper” to hold its license. Reports noted the reasons included Uber’s inadequate background checks on drivers, its selective reporting of criminal incidents to the police, and the illicit use of the software program Greyball, which was designed to mislead regulators about where its cars were located and how many were on the streets.

Khosrowshahi wrote in his open letter, “While Uber has revolutionized...

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