The food-delivery firm DoorDash sued the city Wednesday over a new law that requires the firm to share customer data with restaurants, arguing that the rule is unconstitutional.
The San Francisco, Calif.-based company called the law a “compulsion of speech” that violated the First Amendment and an unconstitutional taking of its commercial information.
The suit was filed in Manhattan federal court.
At the heart of the suit is an uneasy deal that New York City restaurants have struck with the three big delivery companies—Grubhub, DoorDash, and UberEats—whose apps function as marketplaces for New Yorkers seeking to order in a meal. In exchange for reaching the apps’ large population
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