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Uber Drivers Say When They Turn Down Ride Requests, They Get Timeouts: Just like when your mom told you to go sit in the corner for refusing to pick up your toys, Uber drivers say when they repeatedly turn down ride requests, they’re given timeouts. CNNMoney spoke with drivers who say after they’ve refused a few ride requests, they’re locked out of the Uber system for up to 15 minutes. Consumerist article here
Lyft Driver Arrested in Attempted Kidnapping of Jogger in San Diego: Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with an alleged attempted kidnapping of a woman as she was jogging the afternoon of July 27 in the University City area. Patch article here
California Man Warns Others About Fake Uber, Lyft Drivers: An Ocean Beach man is warning others about fake Uber and Lyft drivers targeting drunk women walking alone at night. ABC 10 article here
Georgia Uber Driver Accused Of Pointing Gun At Gay Passengers: Corthell Williams said he and his friend were picked up by an Uber driver outside of a gay night club. They started making conversation, and Williams said, “We told [the driver] he was cute." According to the incident report from Atlanta Police, the driver started yelling profanities at the men and pulled out a gun. They then jumped out of the vehicle and the driver followed, pointing the gun at them. CBS46 News article here
Uber Driver Gets State Prison For Sex Assault Of Passenger: Abdellah Elkaddi, 47, was sentenced July 26 by Montgomery County Judge Thomas P. Rogers after an emotional sentence hearing to 7½ to 15 years in state prison. He was convicted in April of sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault and indecent assault. The jury found Elkaddi not guilty of rape. Daily Local News article here
Uber Hired CIA-Linked Research Firm To Investigate Union Politics: For months, Uber has been fending off fraud allegations related to an investigation into one of its legal opponents, which the company commissioned from a secretive CIA-linked research firm called Ergo. The Verge has now found evidence of a separate Ergo project investigating union politics in Seattle. The Verge article here
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