A sobering reminder that as interesting and disruptive as the internet is, it still has to function in a real world, with all the real world challenges that poses.Company could face €250,000 fine per ride after Taxi Deutschland sues app-makers for violating transport laws.
The online car-sharing service Uber has vowed to continue operating across Germany after its mobile app was banned by a Frankfurt regional court.
The ruling that the app violates the country's Passenger Transportation Act applies nationwide, according to legal experts. The temporary ban remains in place until a full hearing takes place, and Uber could face a €250,000 (£198,000) fine per ride.
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