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Comment: Wasn't Uber kosher with exactly this in MA? (Score 1) 302

by taxman_10m (#49630217) Attached to: Uber Forced Out of Kansas

Background checks and insurance?
http://yro.slashdot.org/story/...

The "wild west" days of ridesharing services may be coming to an end. The governor of Massachusetts has proposed a bill that would regulate Uber, Lyft, and their rivals in the state. Among the new rules: ridesharing services would have to run background checks on their drivers and keep a roster of active drivers; vehicles would need to have some external marker indicating that they're a ridesharing car; and drivers would need to hold at $1 million worth of insurance when transporting passengers.

Comment: Reminds me of this Rails bootcamp in Boston. (Score 4, Informative) 548

by taxman_10m (#47281865) Attached to: Girls Take All In $50 Million Google Learn-to-Code Initiative

Asian males and white males get screwed.
http://www.thisismetis.com/rub...

Total Cost: $12,500 for 12 weeks.
We offer a $2,000 scholarship for women, underrepresented minority groups, and veterans or members of the U.S. military. We also provide a $2,000 refund when you accept a position through our placement program.

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