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Taking us for a Ride: The Uber Files

YEAR: 2022 | LENGTH: 1 part (29 minutes)  |  SOURCE: BBC


Uber’s aggressive expansion across Europe sparked police raids and violent protests. The US tech firm attracted millions of customers by subsidising fares and undercutting traditional cabbies. Now, a leak of internal documents reveals how the company got away with it.

Reporter Richard Bilton uncovers how Uber broke laws, upended employment rights and got the backing of politicians as the company forced its way on to our streets.


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