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Professor Arun Sundararajan discusses the challenges that Mystro, an app for Lyft and Uber drivers, creates for the two companies

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Excerpt from WIRED -- "'The platforms are walking a fine line: Clearly they each want as much time as possible from the drivers, but they also don’t want to step over the line where there’s any indication that this is anything other than an independent contracting relationship,' says Arun Sundararajan, a professor of business at New York University and author of The Sharing Economy. 'There’s also potentially a danger in blocking the app, because both Uber and Lyft have market power now. This is an app in an adjacent space, and it could attract antitrust attention if they blocked it.'"

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