Taxi industry wants NYC to investigate, suspend Uber

Ben FischerReporter-New York Business Journal
A group representing New York City taxi interests has formally asked the Taxi & Limousine Commission to revoke Uber’s license to operate, pending an investigation into the startup’s use of passenger data.

The Committee for Taxi Safety, whosemembers include 12 yellow cab leasing agents, also took TLC Chairwoman Meera Joshi to task […]

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New York taxi drivers’ group calls for Uber to have license suspended

Move is latest in bitter feud between Uber and traditional cabs and comes after reports tech firm has been abusing access to passenger data
New York City taxi
New York’s powerful taxi lobby has been at war with Uber since its launch. Photograph: Scott Warren/Alamy
Dominic Rushe in New York

One of New York’s largest taxi driver groups has […]

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Taxi Safety Committee Urges TLC to Suspend Uber in NYC

The Committee for Taxi Safety is taking Uber’s week from bad to worse, as it urges regulators in New York to strip the technology company of an operating license while its privacy policies are investigated. The request to suspend Uber’s operating license was made in a letter, obtained by Newsweek, sent Thursday evening to New […]

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TLC probes Uber over spying allegations

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By Kaja Whitehouse

November 22, 2014 | 1:10am

Add New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission to the list of powerful groups investigating Uber for allegedly spying on its users.The commission, which regulates Uber, is “looking into allegations” that the mobile car-hailing app violated users’ privacy by tracking them without their permission.“We’re looking into the […]

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