Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday October 05, 2015

Legal Troubles, Market Realities Threaten Uber's Global Push

Why is everyone just now realizing this?

Just last week, the company faced a police raid on its European headquarters in the Netherlands, a criminal trial of two top executives in France, a ban on its services in Rio de Janeiro and proposed new regulations in London and Toronto that could cripple its services in those cities. The Uber Pop service, known as Uber X in the U.S., which enables people to offer rides in private cars, is now banned outright in most of Western Europe. In Australia, Uber is popular but mostly illegal, with several big court challenges looming.