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The Guardian | 07.30.15

Uber denies misleading passengers with ‘phantom cars’ on app

Alex Rosenblat, Luke Stark

D&S researcher Alex Rosenblat and Luke Stark’s work on Uber’s algorithm-based map was quoted in this piece by the Guardian.

The claim was made by Alex Rosenblat and Luke Stark, a pair of researchers from the Data & Society thinktank. In an article for Vice’s Motherboard, Rosenblat wrote that the phantom cars are just one way that Uber’s passenger app can be “deceptive”.

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