Uber Tries to Rise Above the Brussels Taxi Cartel

A Brussels court has banned the Uber taxi service, but the ban benefits no one – certainly not customers and not even cab drivers, who stand to make more from Uber than from traditional taxi services.
Is this a crime? (In Brussels.) Photographer: Julie Glassberg/The New York Times via Redux

Truly disruptive technology is always socially disruptive: It challenges the established order. In some cases, that order is good at fighting back.

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