A march to the European Quarter has been planned by taxi federations across the continent, demanding politicians act on findings from the Uber Files, which show how Uber manipulated national laws in favor of its platform. The march will begin at the North Station in Brussels.
There will be a demonstration at 10:00 on 8 September on Boulevard Roi Albert II, which will be followed by a procession to the European Quarter. Police are still reviewing the demonstration request after it was filed with them.
As part of the Uber Files, Le Soir, in collaboration with other European media houses, highlighted the controversial practices Uber used when it first entered Europe in July.
Lobbying techniques were employed by the company, and legal texts were delivered to politicians and often copied verbatim. Two Brussels politicians in close contact with the Californian company were highlighted, namely Mobility Minister Pascal Smet and Mobility Committee chairman Boris Dilliès.
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