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Uber Outrage Goes Global As Protests Snarl Traffic In Europe

Posted on June 11, 2014

People hold placards during a Europe-wide protest of licensed taxi drivers, denouncing taxi hailing apps that are feared to flush unregulated private drivers into the market, in front of the Olympic stadium in Berlin, June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
People hold placards during a Europe-wide protest of licensed taxi drivers, denouncing taxi hailing apps that are feared to flush unregulated private drivers into the market, in front of the Olympic stadium in Berlin, June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Uber Technologies Inc., the car-sharing service that’s rankling cabbies across the U.S., is fighting its biggest protest from European drivers who say the smartphone application threatens their livelihoods.

Bloomberg/BusinessWeek article here

The Local: German News In English article here

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