Uber just got dealt a major blow in Europe
|05/11/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Uber just got dealt a major blow in Europe.
The Californian ride-hailing firm is a transportation firm, says Advocate General Szpunar, a key advisor to the European Court of Justice.
The decision is non-binding — but highly important.
The European Court of Justice is currently tasked with deciding whether Uber is a transportation firm or a digital service, something that will have major implications for how it operates on the continent.
Uber, which does not own its own vehicles and whose drivers are technically self-employed, frames itself as a tech firm simply connecting independent drivers to passengers. But a ruling from the read more >>>