Comments on: Regulators, lawsuits attack Uber and Lyft Chronicling the high cost of our legal system Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:40:48 +0000 hourly 1 By: DensityDuck Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:17:47 +0000 Well, it makes some degree of sense. People will only pay a protection racket if the racket actually protects something. I’m sure that the cab companies and all those independent operators would happily charge Uber/Lyft prices, take ride reservations by phone, all the rest of that stuff, but they’re legally prevented from doing it.