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London Taxi Drivers Threaten Lawsuit Against Uber Over Direct Hails

Uber is looking at potential legal action from a coalition of London taxi drivers as the group has accused the company of unlawful operation in the U.K. So reports MarketWatch.

Uber“The drivers of London’s distinctive black cabs are planning to sue for millions of pounds after alleging Uber… allowed its drivers to accept bookings directly from passengers rather than through its central control, over a five-year period,” according to the article. Much like Paris and New York, the private-hire market in London is “heavily regulated” and only Hackney carriages—the city’s black taxis—are allowed to pick up passengers flagging them.

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