France fines Uber 800,000 euros over ride-sharing service

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Paris | June 09, 2016 7:25 PM

The use of UberPOP in France was halted last July amid a storm of opposition to the service from taxi drivers.

Two of UberPOP's senior executives in Western Europe were also fined 30,000 euros and 20,000 euros. (Reuters)Two of UberPOP’s senior executives in Western Europe were also fined 30,000 euros and 20,000 euros. (Reuters)

Uber was fined 800,000 euros (USD 900,000) in France today, half of which was suspended, over its UberPOP ride-sharing service.

Two of UberPOP’s senior executives in Western Europe were also fined 30,000 euros and 20,000 euros, with half of those sums also suspended.

The use of UberPOP in France was halted last July amid a storm of opposition to the service from taxi drivers.

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