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Portland sues Uber

8 Dec, 2014

The city of Portland, Oregon sues Uber to stop the company from operating until it complies with local regulations. Portland’s statement:

The city’s lawsuit is asking for a declaration by the court that Uber is subject to the city’s regulations. The lawsuit also asks the court to order Uber to stop operating in Portland until it is in compliance with the city’s safety, health and consumer protection rules.

Uber spokeswoman Eva Behrend:

Uber has received a tremendously warm welcome from riders and drivers in and around Portland. We appreciate the way residents have welcomed Uber into the Rose City, their support illustrates why it’s time to modernize Portland transportation regulation.