Uber may face tighter regulation after EU court assessment

Every Business should be aware of the external environment and the effects it can have on business operations. That is what Uber is facing in these months.

Uber should be regulated as a transport company rather than a technology provider, according to a non-binding opinion by the Advocate General at the EU’s top court.

In the article of the Financial Times, opinions state that:
“A summary of the opinion stated that Uber should be treated as a transport company because the service of connecting passengers and drivers with one another by means of the smartphone application is a secondary component.”

What do you think about this statement? Can Uber be considered as transport company or a technology provider?

Full article here:

https://www.ft.com/content/cea9ea6b-0845-385a-bf69-404488732cdc

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