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Taxi Operators Protest "Bandit App" Drivers In Los Angeles

Posted on June 26, 2013

Taxi operators honk their horns while driving around Los Angeles City Hall during a protest. The city sent cease-and-desist letters to three companies that use apps to connect drivers and would-be passengers. (Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times / June 25, 2013)
Taxi operators honk their horns while driving around Los Angeles City Hall during a protest. The city sent cease-and-desist letters to three companies that use apps to connect drivers and would-be passengers. (Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times / June 25, 2013)

LOS ANGELES -- Hundreds of taxicabs inched around Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, horns blaring in unison, to protest against a trio of so-called high-tech bandit taxi companies that let smartphone users summon a car with the swipe of a finger.

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