You are here

Uber under fire for profiting from taxi strike against refugee ban

Customers switch to rival Lyft, which also pledged US$1m to ACLU which fought the ban and helped those stranded

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is a member of Mr Trump's economic advisory group and has repeatedly pledged to work with the president. His bid to mollify customers failed to convince those aggrieved.


UBER became the centre of a political battleground on Saturday after hundreds of Twitter users rallied behind the #DeleteUber hashtag to protest against the company's decision to continue operating while taxis decided to strike - refusing to pick up passengers at John F....

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to