The Taxi Driver Who Took on Uber

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When Montreal’s taxi drivers suffered while police turned a blind eye to illegal Uber operators, a Lebanese man became the Taxi Sheriff, champion of taxi drivers’ welfare. Hassan Kattoua created various schemes to fight back against Uber, the most famous of which was an ambush where he and a few others dressed up as cowboys, seized an Uber driver’s phone and providing their warning notice: “We have seized the machine that you are using as a weapon for your outlaw activity that is impoverishing drivers in towns and cities.” Read full article here

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