No, it’s not time to starting taking Uber again

I hailed my last Uber ride in November 2014. That was the month the company took what we would now think of as a Trump-like turn, with a bizarrely self-sabotaging threat by one of its top executives to spend $1 million investigating the private life of a female journalist who’d raised questions about the company.

“Nobody would know it was us,” new senior VP Emil Michael said at an on-the-record dinner with journalists in Manhattan. When CEO Travis Kalanick declined to even reprimand Michael, I wrote a widely-shared story about reluctantly deleting the profoundly useful Uber app, and another about my first day of using its then-obscure rival LyftRead more…

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