European Ruling Buries Uber’s Platform Myth

The European Court of Justice has decided that a tech-enabled taxi service is still a taxi service.

Bloomberg Opinion
Dec 20, 2017 · 5 min read
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By Leonid Bershidsky

The European Court of Justice has ruled, without the possibility of appeal, that Uber is a taxi company, not a software one. This is the official beginning of the end of the tech…

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