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Supreme Court ruling gives startups a new weapon against regulators

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Tom Campbell
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In more and more industries, you need a license to do a job. Everything from taxi cabs to nail salons require permission from an industry board to operate. This raises an age-old question: Are these boards out to protect the public, or are they mainly a tool for established players to keep out competitors?

Newer companies typically believe it’s the latter. They see the regulation game as rigged against them and, in the case of car-hire services like Uber, (which is still shut out from places spanning from St. Louis to Broward County, Florida), they likely have a point. Now, thanks to the Supreme Court and a recent state initiative, startups could have a new way to push back.

The Supreme Court weighed in on the matter in a closely-watched case earlier this year about North Carolina dentists, who had used the licensing process to squelch shops that offered…

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Written by Larry Chiang

August 11, 2015 at 10:12 pm

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