The U.K. Government Tries to Cripple Uber under Pressure from Cab Industry

Speak of the devil and he shall appear. After writing about crony capitalism just yesterday, a story popped up on my Facebook feed about how London is trying to handicap Uber drivers with arbitrary regulations. Uber, for the uninitiated, is a taxicab-like service that has exploded over the last two years. Uber employees are not cab drivers, but “private contractors” who use their own vehicles. The operation is run on an app with which you digitally hail the nearest driver. The app also uses your Read more […]