JP’s City Councilor Debates Tech CEO Over Parking App on Al Jazeera

Matt O’Malley, the district councilor who represents Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury, appeared on the Al Jazeera America show “Real Money with Ali Velshi” to defend Boston’s decision to ban Haystack. He argued that the parking app improperly leverages a city utility (publicly-owned parking spaces) for private profit. Skip to the 3:13 mark of the video to hear O’Malley’s segment.

The CEO of Haystack and a councilor from Boston discuss this question of public property versus intellectual property

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