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Fight with Uber is a personal one for its German nemesis

Mr Leipold's main complaint is that Uber offers a service equivalent to taxis but doesn't adhere to the same rules.


BORN into a family of craftsmen in a hardscrabble Bavarian village, Richard Leipold started driving a cab as a college kid in Berlin. He liked it so much that he kept doing it after graduation, and he ultimately helped topple a local taxi guild with competition-stifling work rules...

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