NY attorney general sues to stop ride-sharing Lyft

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the company operates

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the company operates "in open defiance" of state and local licensing and insurance laws.

(AP) -- New York's attorney general has sued to block Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app, from operating in New York.

The lawsuit was filed Friday, hours before San Francisco-based Lyft planned to enter the New York City market. The suit says the company actually operates as a traditional for-hire livery service using mobile technology, not a peer-to-peer transportation platform as claimed.

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