Uber Pop Carpool Service Banned In Germany, Raided In Paris

Posted on March 19, 2015
A German court issues a big blow to the contentious online taxi service by issuing a sweeping ban and threatens crushing penalties for any violations.

French police have raided the Paris offices of the taxi app firm Uber as part of ongoing investigations into its UberPOP peer-to-peer ride-sharing service.

Germany: Deutsche Welle (DW) article here

Paris: The Guardian article here

Related Topics: European operators, French operators, German operators, Legal Issues, regulatory enforcement, taxis, TNCs, Uber

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