Uber isn't a tech company - it's basically a taxi company, E.U. court adviser says
Posted in: Government & Policy at 12/05/2017 19:14
When it comes to challenging entrenched taxi companies, few have a bigger reputation than Uber. The ride-hailing company has successfully forced taxi drivers to compete with it in hundreds of markets around the world.
But now, a top official at the European Court of Justice has said Uber is more like the transportation companies it's sought to disrupt than the firm would have regulators believe.
Uber Suffers Bloody Nose in Its Fight to Conquer Europe
Uber suffered a setback to its global expansion plans on Thursday when a senior adviser to Europe’s highest court recommended that the ride-hailing company comply with the region’s tough transportation rules, potentially hobbling growth of its service across the Continent.