After Washoe County District Court Judge Scott Freeman issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting Uber from operating statewide on Tuesday, the controversial ridesharing company decided to temporarily pull out of the Silver State.

“William,” presumably a company spokesman, wrote in a late Wednesday blog post: “beginning tonight, nearly 1,000 jobs disappeared in Nevada and those residents lost their ability to earn a living. But, rest assured, Uber is in this for the long-term and we are committed to the people of the Silver State.”
Uber spokeswoman Eva Behrend declined to respond to direct questions, referring Ars to the blog post.
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