A new website, ‘Why everyone hates Uber’, argues that the company uses controversial tactics to bulldoze its way to domination – one city at a time
The tides are turning for the poster child of the gig economy. Uber’s “disruptive” approach has up until now attracted investors like flies, leading to its valuation snowballing to $69bn. However, a string of allegations about sexual harassment, intellectual property theft and driver manipulation have called into question the aggressiveness of its expansion practices.
Uber plays by its own rules – shortchanging drivers, dodging local taxes and hiding behind expensive lawyers