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Uber's major pile-up with London's regulators is no big surprise

Uber's major pile-up with London's regulators is no big surprise

作者:戈殪  时间:2019-03-08 03:09:00  人气:

James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock Should technology start-ups operate under more lax legal regimes than other businesses? The answer should, of course, be no. Yet there exists a certain type of Silicon Valley outfit that seems destined to upset regulators as a result of the rapid pursuit of getting their technology out there. This appears to include Uber Technologies – a firm in the vanguard of the sharing and gig economies. Its app-based, dynamically priced taxi-hailing and sharing service has seriously undercut entrenched cab firms the world over,