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Dear Courtney, In the last few days, you have become an icon in France. Sure, you were already an icon: you are passionate, unconventional, and provocative. We, the French, like to think of ourselves as all of that, and more. So, Courtney, when you landed in Paris last Thursday, you should have felt at home. Show More Summary
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Many people avoid using the ride-sharing service Uber because of the company’s questionable policies, which can lead to events like multiple lawsuits, violent protests and attacks on cars carrying Courtney Love. What service do you stay away from on moral grounds? More »
Protests against ride-booking app Uber turned violent in France on Thursday as taxi drivers set fire to vehicles and blocked major roads. American rocker Courtney Love was caught up in the demonstrations when a vehicle she was travelling in outside Paris was attacked. Show More Summary
Rocker Courtney Love says her vehicle was targeted by anti-Uber protesters in the streets of Paris. ||| Paris - President Francois Hollande took a stance in the dispute between Uber Technologies and French taxi drivers, calling the company’s low-cost UberPop ride-hailing service illegal and asking for its termination. Show More Summary
Drivers feared for their economic livelihoods, so they took it to the streets.
France’s Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has ordered a ban on the car service UberPOP after a day of intense nationwide protests by taxi drivers. From the fray, musician and actress Courtney Love live tweeted her Uber being attacked as she left the airport.
The rock star’s vehicle was attacked Thursday, on a day of violence and fury as France’s officially licensed cab drivers protested against Uber.
Let them eat cake.
Many people avoid using the ride-sharing service Uber because of the company’s questionable policies, which can lead to events like multiple lawsuits, violent protests and attacks on cars carrying Courtney Love. What service do you stay away from on moral grounds? Read more...
Nearly 3,000 taxi drivers went on strike in cities across France on Thursday to demonstrate against the UberPOP service owned by Uber, as well as similar app-based businesses that they have also accused of unfair competition. Protests...Show More Summary
Courtney Love landed in Paris and it wasn’t exactly the welcome she was hoping for. Love, found herself in the middle of a taxi strike between cab drivers and local Uber employees. Love posted about her terrifying hostage situation on her Instagram. Show More Summary
Courtney Love just had one hell of a ride. Love fled for her life Thursday after her Uber came under attack by an angry mob in Paris. Love says the crowd held Uber drivers and passengers -- herself included -- hostage, and destroyed the vehicles.
Courtney Love was in the wrong place at the wrong time earlier today. Leaving Charles De Gaulle airport via Uber, thousands of taxi drivers protesting Uber held her car hostage for over an hour, breaking the car's windows and slashing its tires. Read the rest
France's taxi drivers made their hatred for Uber very clear on Thursday with a massive protest that blocked access to Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, train stations in Marseilles and Aix-en-Provence, and a major road that rings central Paris, among other locations. The cabbies are particularly displeased with the expansion... More »
Protests against ride-booking app Uber turned violent Thursday in France as cabbies torched cars, blocked roads and attacked a vehicle carrying American rocker Courtney Love. Among the some 2,800 cabbies who took part in the strike,Show More Summary
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Courtney Love is in France this week and unexpectedly got caught up in the violent Uber protests currently taking over the streets protesting against Uber's ride-hailing app UberPOP, which allows users to be picked up by uncertified drivers. Show More Summary
BBC reported earlier today that French taxi drivers protesting Uber’s expansion to France had shut down roads to the Paris airports, as well as the Boulevard Périphérique, which does a ring around the city and is one of the most trafficked roads in Europe. … Read More