Last month Laura Bliss of Citylab wrote an excellent piece examining the
data governance issues that precipitated this fight:

https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2020/02/los-angeles-transportation-data-mobility-scooter-mds-uber/606178/

On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 10:57 AM Yosem Companys <ycompa...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Uber has been sparring with the city’s transportation authority over a
> rule that requires that it share real-time location data for its dockless
> scooters. City officials have said they need this data to better manage
> traffic and reduce safety hazards caused by abandoned scooters and bikes.
> The WSJ's Preetika Rana and James Rundle have more.
>
>    - Uber's argument. It maintains that the collection of real-time data
>    could give governments a precise window into the daily lives of its
>    residents, even if the information is scrubbed of names and other directly
>    identifiable information.
>    - LA responds. City officials believe that Uber’s primary concern
>    isn’t user privacy. They say the company is using the argument to
>    circumvent regulation and resist sharing information about its operations.
>
>
> [image: Preview image]
> <https://links910.mixmaxusercontent.com/5e196044087550002eab97f3/l/Naic39nfeGOepdJP6?messageId=48xni6e2JjyXwD3U6&rn=gIUxkI&re=IyZy9mLoNWZ052bpRXYyVmYpxmLzR3cpxGQ0xmI&sc=false>
> Uber Sues Los Angeles Over Data-Sharing Rules
> <https://links910.mixmaxusercontent.com/5e196044087550002eab97f3/l/pK04WHtlJnqbbh4EA?messageId=48xni6e2JjyXwD3U6&rn=gIUxkI&re=IyZy9mLoNWZ052bpRXYyVmYpxmLzR3cpxGQ0xmI&sc=false>
> Uber Technologies sued the Los Angeles Department of Transportation on
> Tuesday, escalating a monthslong disagreement over the city’s
> data-collection efforts.
> <https://links95.mixmaxusercontent.com/5e196044087550002eab97f3/l/sEozDPB3Z2jTk2c8Y?messageId=48xni6e2JjyXwD3U6&rn=gIUxkI&re=IyZy9mLoNWZ052bpRXYyVmYpxmLzR3cpxGQ0xmI&sc=false>
> wsj.com
> <https://links910.mixmaxusercontent.com/5e196044087550002eab97f3/l/71FdKHfvlbyIP3p11?messageId=48xni6e2JjyXwD3U6&rn=gIUxkI&re=IyZy9mLoNWZ052bpRXYyVmYpxmLzR3cpxGQ0xmI&sc=false>
>  [image:
> Mixmax]
> <https://mixmax.com/r/5e196044087550002eab97f3?ref=Website%20preview>
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