Hungary - Ban on UBER application proposed - May 31, 2016

The ride-sharing application Uber has caused controversy around the world with its ease of use and comparatively low prices. Hungarian taxi drivers have been protesting to have the government restrict access to the ride-sharing program. Ultimately, the government plans to pass new law that would ban the application and its servers from being accessed. According to the proposal, the purpose of the law is to obstruct access to unlawfully operating taxi or taxi-service type dispatchers operating on the internet.

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