Taxi Union Thugs Force Couple Out of Uber Car

To many who hold comfortable positions in some of the most established industries around the world, the growth of the sharing economy is a threat. In places like Brazil, the clash between the past and the future is vicious.

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As Uber grows and more individuals use the app, Brazilian lawmakers rush to promote bills that ban transportation service apps and protect Taxi labor unions from competition.

Since Uber provides cheaper and more efficient transportation alternatives to smartphone users, taxi drivers are slowly seeing their customers favor the new technology. In order to fight innovation, cabbies are using their political influence to urge governors to sign anti-Uber bills into law. Until that happens, though, Uber users are being harassed.

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