Monday, 28 April 2014

Latest anti-tech protest targets Uber by blocking cars in Seattle




Uber's aggressive policies — and its outspoken CEO, Travis Kalanick — makes it an easy company to hate unless you're a fan of convenient, expensive taxi rides. And now the company's made itself a target of small groups of protesters who identify as The Counterforce.
In a new Wordpress blog dedicated to "the destruction of Uber," a writer identifying with the anarchist collective published details of an attack on Uber vehicles in Seattle this past weekend. The writer notes that ten vehicles were "detained" and "fliers were distributed to the drivers and passengers." The post continues: "Hundreds of people witnessed this act of defiance against one of the most disgusting tech companies in existence." The outrage against Uber centers...
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