Certainly, though at least Uber has control over how they deal with star ratings. If they found bias in these ratings and failed to account for them when making deactivation decisions, they could be reasonably sued. No such protections exist for the proven bias in tips.

Economist. Founder and president of the UBI Center. Studied at MIT and UC Berkeley. YIMBY. Former Google data scientist.

Economist. Founder and president of the UBI Center. Studied at MIT and UC Berkeley. YIMBY. Former Google data scientist.