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French vent their dislike
of U.S. tech firms on Uber

Investor´s Business Daily, by Patrick Seitz

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Posted By:PageTurner, 1/14/2014 9:52:44 AM

Recent attacks on Uber cars in Paris provide more anecdotal evidence that the French hate foreign competition and especially U.S. tech companies. Striking Paris taxi drivers attacked and vandalized at least a dozen cars booked through Uber, Bloomberg Businessweek and Rude Baguette reported Monday. Cab drivers are protesting increased competition from private car services. In a statement, San Francisco-based Uber strongly condemned the violence against its partner drivers and their cars. The attacks included broken windows, slashed tires, eggings and assaulted drivers. Uber makes a mobile app that connects passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services.

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So much for progress!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/14/2014 11:05:01 AM     (No. 9691501)

Let me make a wild guess, Paris taxi drivers are mostly muslim?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 1/14/2014 12:10:25 PM     (No. 9691615)

I don´t know about Muslim but they are all union.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tip35c, 1/14/2014 3:51:57 PM     (No. 9691909)

Destroying French property sure will offend those Americans!

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