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Seoul threatens to crack down on Uber service

A view of Seoul from the N-Seoul Tower.
A view of Seoul from the N-Seoul Tower. Image by InSapphoWeTrust / CC BY-SA 2.0

The city government of Seoul has threatened to crack down on ride-share service Uber, which they say is illegal according to local laws. The city council on Friday passed an ordinance that offers financial incentives to anyone who reports Uber’s activities to the authorities. Uber says it will continue its business despite these allegations and complaints from city taxi drivers. Read more: koreaherald.com