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I believe any articles I post would go unread by you.
That was much easier than I thought
I just read it. I completely missed the part where it stated:
Running in app specials for the the hold out restuarants which basically forced them to sign up to save their reputations.
 

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I missed the part where I cited that as proof of anything. I believe I said it was entertaining and cited that as the reason for linking it. Let me check to be sure.
Understood. Please alert me when you believe that you've found some evidence for:
Running in app specials for the the hold out restuarants which basically forced them to sign up to save their reputations.
 

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Understood. Please alert me when you believe that you've found some evidence for:
I'll withdraw it from the record as the pharsing is a bit ambiguous.

If you'll allow me to rephrase:

Often, restaurants not partnered with the delivery app companies, especially independent restaurants, felt forced to sign up in order to control the online menu and save their reputation.


Whether they offered free or discounted delivery is inconsequential. They bullied the restuarants into signing up and you know it.
 

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It's been well publicized.
The problem is that these algorithms can put you in a filter bubble, a term coined by Internet activist Eli Pariser. Being in a filter bubble means these algorithms have isolated you from information and perspectives you haven’t already expressed an interest in, meaning you may miss out on important information.
 

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At the very least it would be a violation of her lease. I can't imagine many landlords allowing their apartments to be used as commercial kitchens, especially given the insurance risks.
It was kind of weird when I went there and she met me at the Apartment Gate and I looked at her and asked are you actually allowed to do this and her reply was until Uber closes her down…
 

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You see a lot of this in third world countries.
Often it's countries that are deep blue - socialist hellholes that have stacks of restrictive paperwork and needed bribes to open a business.
Since the US is fast becoming one of those countries, we'll see more of this here.

I have been using a guy that advertises in CraigsList as a mobile auto mechanic. He will come pick up the car, take it to his shop on his property to work on and bring it back AND he charges about half the rate of the mechanic on main street with a big sign.
this is very common in my wife’s hometown of Merida Mexico. They run full service restaurants from their houses. People put tables and chairs in their carports. We’ve eaten at a few of them and the food was pretty good. I wouldn’t want to eat there very often. I’m not sure if there’s a health department that comes and inspects their kitchen very often. And if they do, all you need to pass inspection is some cash.
 
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