The city of London has determined that Uber is unfit to run its unique-style taxi service within the city, sighting a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security implications. In what will undoubtedly be a major blow to the tech company’s expansion in to the city as well as its over three million users. Will this determination by London spread to other cities around the globe, and what are the implications for Uber? Steve and Ben review Uber’s ups and downs in London and other cities around the world, particularly in its attempts to up-end existing services such as taxis while simultaneously needing to adhere to certain public safety standards in delivering its service.
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