Source: La Presse
Des ingénieurs d’Uber à San Francisco auraient tenté de crypter à distance les données contenues dans les ordinateurs d’Uber Canada lors de la perquisition menée par Revenu Québec à Montréal la semaine dernière.
C’est ce qu’allègue Revenu Québec dans la dénonciation qui a été déposée devant le juge Jean-Pierre Braun la semaine dernière, et que La Presse a obtenue. Uber a tenté de contester cette affirmation devant le juge, mais n’en a pas eu l’occasion, apprend-on dans la demande d’injonction d’Uber également présentée en cour la semaine dernière.
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Source: La Presse
By Barbara Ortutay and Justin Pritchard | Source : The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The growth of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft so far has not been hindered by limits from government regulators and campaigns by taxi cab competitors. A bigger threat to the new industry’s impressive start could come from customers — if enough people stop using the services over fears that drivers aren’t safe.
Not safe as in the drivers won’t get into an accident — safe as in they won’t attack passengers.
San Francisco and Los Angeles authorities have become the latest cities to take action against internet-based minicab firm Uber amid growing concerns about the quality of its driver background checks.
By Harry Readhead | Source : Metro.co.uk
The cab service was banned from operating in New Delhi following an alleged rape by a driver of a female passenger, while a Madrid judge has ordered a temporary halt to the service.
And now Los Angeles and San Francisco, where the company has its headquarters, are taking legal action against the firm, claiming Uber made ‘untrue or misleading representations’ regarding the quality of its driver screening process.
The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA), a global non-profit trade association that represents the private passenger transportation industry, has published a report entitled Dangerous Details in the Fine Print: How Uber, Lyft and Sidecar Are Shifting Risk and Avoiding Responsibility. This report highlights concerns over unlicensed transportation companies and how they’re attempting to avoid liability and regulations.
By Vina Lapkes | Source: Sputnik US
The platform, offering its services to all seeking convenient and reliable transportation, had become famous a couple of years ago. But in 2014 they have, undoubtedly, outdone themselves. The company and its executives have faced scandals, lawsuits and PR disasters all year round.
By Katy Daigle | Source: The Associated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) — A New Delhi court charged an Uber cab driver on Tuesday with rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation in a case that has renewed a national fury over chronic sexual violence in India. Authorities are still investigating whether Uber should also be charged.
Toronto Life Magazine’s recent interview with Uber’s Ian Black provides a simplistic and one-sided view of the complex issue of taxi industry regulation in Toronto and one which trivializes the serious issue of public safety. Particularly worrisome are Mr. Black’s assurances that Uber drivers are fully insured.
Several women complained about the texts on Twitter. Uber told a French newspaper that it’s investigating the claims.
By Marie Telling | Source: Buzzfeed
Several Parisian women complained on Twitter about Uber drivers hitting on them via text message after getting their numbers through the app, the French newspaper Libération reported on Tuesday.