Uber's had its day in court, but the law still needs to be rewritten

Uber's had its day in court, but the law still needs to be rewritten

Whether or not Uber should be legal, regulating it shouldn’t be settled on the basis of statute which predates the iPhone by a decade

Good news for fans of disruption: Uber is legal in London, following a high court ruling backing up Transport for London’s decision to allow the cab app to operate in the capital.

For those who had been following the case, the ruling came as little surprise. Uber was quietly confident in the run-up to the decision, aware that that the letter of the law was firmly on its side.

The law regulating taxis exists for a reason. If you’re stepping into a random vehicle you need a bit of security

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Source: Guardian Transport

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