• Bird to Boing Boing: We're sorry about sending you a legal-demand letter

    2 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Bird Rides Inc. shared electric scooters sit parked in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (credit: Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg via Getty Images )
    Bird, the electric-scooter company, has now apologized to Boing Boing writer Cory Doctorow for making a recent legal demand over linking to personal "conversion kits" that enable the removal of Bird's proprietary hardware from a seized scooter.
    Bird spokeswoman Debbie Bass declined to answer Ars' questions but sent a statement on Monday instead.
    "Bird celebrates freedom in many ways-freedom from traffic congestion as...
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