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Do any beautiful & clever techie ppl on here see any path for creating a decentralized Lyft/Uber competitor? They just feel so predatory toward drivers.. something to give power back to the drivers would be cool.

@jezzy I don't know about decentralized. There have been a few co-ops/platform co-ops, but they're all based in specific localities and none have really taken off.

@jezzy
I don't remember the relevant names or half the details, unfortunately, but something does exist.

I think the messaging programme is sorta fediverse-like in terms of you can get an instant messaging app and then you pick like... "groups" like instances to join or smth and one of those was a rideshare thing where the driver and passenger would negotiate travel and fares directly first, and then pay in cash.
Think it was most used in russia and india or smth.

@jezzy
Sorry i really don't remember anything about it very well!

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