Nov 092018
 

The 25-day cutoff is an unnecessary and outdated burden on New Yorkers’ right to vote. Imagine a national department store chain holding a “Back to School” sale in late July instead of in August. People who show up close to when school actually starts are told, “You’re too late.” That’s what voting in New York is like. Each election cycle, thousands of New Yorkers are prevented from casting a ballot because of the state’s registration…

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Nov 092018
 

From ride-hailing platforms like Lyft and Uber, to sites like Airbnb, FlipKey, or VRBO that enable occupants to rent properties, the so-called sharing or gig economy is expanding and disrupting industries from hotels to taxis. Cities across the U.S.—and the rest of the world—are facing a daunting array of regulatory challenges in responding to their growth. The ongoing saga of scooter-sharing services suggests a foreseeable pattern…. Earlier this year, a new class of companies prompted…

External feed Read More at the Source: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/11/principles-corporate-platforms-gig-economy

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