Uber faces new French legal challenge as taxi protest blocks Paris

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The controversial amateur cab firm now faces a ban on its UberPop operations under a new French law to be enforced from January 1st.

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Uber Technologies Inc.’s regulatory problems deepened on Monday when France became the latest country to say it would ban one of the car-hailing company’s main services while taxis took to the streets to protest the company’s “unfair competition”, reports The Wall Street Journal.