Uber Refuses to Stop Self-Driving in SF, Setting Up a Legal Showdown

"Uber has a strong legal argument, even if it doesn’t give a damn about the spirit of the law, says Bryant Walker Smith, an expert on autonomous vehicles at the University of South Carolina School of Law. And its standard approach of charging into new territory without concerning itself with local laws and counting on its popularity to carry it through, has worked out well so far, even if it draws fire from critics."