I disagree.The_One said:everyone is easily bought off
Whole heartedly disagree with this sentiment. U.S. has always advocated on the side of " innovation" at the cost of regulation. Europe is far more regulated than many American states. Remember also that each U.S. state and smaller municipality's can set their own particular regulations on rideshares. Londons mayor has been vehemently against Uber.In America everyone is easily bought off, uber has hired many political people that are experts in the lobbying game "and palm greasing game". In Europe it's a whole different animal, the only place it has workedI outside the corrupt US, is with the British politicians who are not any different than our American politicians.
With exception of the hipsters and nerds noone here can see an "innovation". Similar apps like MyTaxi or Taxi.eu, with the same and better options like uber`s app, had exist long time before uber roll out, but, to be honest, uber has the better PR-office, but their main argument is "cheap, cheap, cheap" (thats what the hipsters and nerds like) .U.S. has always advocated on the side of " innovation" at the cost of regulation.
Here is how it went down:Uber drops Uberpop taxi service in the Netherlands