I seem to have missed out the important part in my previous comment.
Zhengjie Lim
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Okay, that makes more sense. However, you’re mistaken that signing a TOS gives Uber license to mask your vehicle’s signals or block law enforcement entirely.

As for your second paragraph: speaking as a lawyer who happens to be very knowledgeable about the legal framework under which TNCs have operated with respect to Uber, you’re correct that laws would supersede anything in Uber’s TOS here, but it’s unlikely that Uber broke any laws here, for the same reasons I mentioned in one of my earlier comments with respect to radar detectors. Yes, they and Greyball are devices designed to circumvent laws, but that’s not the same thing as the devices themselves being illegal. (FYI, radar detectors are legal in every state except for Virginia.)

Finally, I realize TV shows give the impression that trials are commonplace, but in reality they’re exceedingly rare, and they’re virtually nonexistent in terms of alleged violations of civil, as opposed to criminal, law. Since it’s not even clear if Uber violated a law, its odds of going to trial over anything are virtually nonexistent.

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