More than 470000 sign petition against Uber's London ban
23 September, 2017, 15:31 | Author: Christian Benson
Save Your Uber in London was set up on the Change.org website after it was announced the firm would not have its licence renewed when it expires on September 30. He told employees the company needed to act with integrity but that he did not believe Uber had done everything it was accused of in London.
London's transport authority has revoked the license for taxi app Uber to operate in the British capital, and Londoners are freaking out.
In what was seen as a break with Uber's usual combative tone, its new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi requested London to work with the ride service.
A British government minister has criticised the London authorities for deciding to strip Uber of its taxi licence, a major setback to the U.S. technology firm that has become a big player in the city's transport system.
The authority highlighted Uber's approach to reporting serious criminal offences, obtaining medical certificates and background checks on drivers, and its explanation of the use of "greyball" software that it said could be used to thwart regulators.
Company accuses mayor of 'giving in to a small number of people who want to restrict consumer choice'.
Uber has overcome obstacles in a number of cities around the world.
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London's traditional black cab drivers have attacked Uber, saying it has undercut safety rules and threatened their livelihoods.
The company has already been forced to leave several countries, including Denmark and Hungary, and has faced regulatory battles in multiple U.S. states and countries around the world. Uber has been criticised by unions and lawmakers too and been embroiled in legal battles over workers' rights.
Those millions of residents who use the service, which is in most instances considerably cheaper than hiring one of London's famous black cabs, are not happy about the decision.
"This ban shows the world that London is far from being open and is closed to innovative companies, who bring choice to consumers and work opportunities to those who need them". "The safety and security of Londoners must come first".
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