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UberPop banned by German court

Loek Essers | March 19, 2015
The Frankfurt Regional Court has issued a nationwide ban against Uber ride-hailing service UberPop, declaring its business model illegal.

UberPop faces similar problems in other countries. It was banned in France as of Jan. 1 and earlier, it was also banned in Brussels, where Uber also keeps flouting the ban, leading to more regulatory threats.

While Brussels is looking for a way to include UberPop in its local taxi regulations, authorities there raided the company's offices last Thursday as part of an investigation, Belgian media reported. On Monday, French authorities raided Uber's Paris offices, also as part of an investigation into UberPop, according to local media reports.

 

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