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Uber dealt blow as European legal adviser says service should be licensed like taxis11 May 10:10am

Uber dealt blow as European legal adviser says service should be licensed like taxis

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US ride-hailing app argued it is digital service, but ECJ advocate general says it should be regulated as transport company Uber could be forced to adhere to local licensing laws in European cities, after a top legal adviser to Europe’s highest court said the US ride-hailing app should be regulated as a transport company. The European court of justice’s advocate general Maciej Szpuna said Uber provides a transport service, rather than a digital service as it has argued.
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