Uber Uses a Fake App to Trick Regulators and Starwood Kicks Out Residents of 5 Countries

News and notes from around the interweb:

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

More articles by Gary Leff »

Comments

  1. So if we the government are or want to destabilize you, please don’t stay with the company Starwood?

    Is this for legal purposes, or because we want to combine corporation and state?

  2. I think you need to provide more facts about what is going on with Starwoods before posting a link like that. In one scenario it could be they are complying with mandatory US law. If they are not required to do this then the company is engaging in bigotry and racism etc. There is a massive difference between the two options and I think it would be prudent to get a comment from them before posting something that is open to interpretation like that. My guess would be the prior.

  3. I thought the reason for this was obvious I didn’t need to spell it out. And what amuses me doesn’t always translate. So I’ve updated the post.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *