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Brazil: Antitrust regulator to investigate actions against Uber

 |  November 23, 2015

Brazil’s anti-trust watchdog Cade said it would investigate anti-competitive actions by some cab drivers and taxi groups against ride-sharing software Uber.

Some cab companies have used “abusive means to block the entry of Uber in the market” that includes violence against Uber drivers and passengers, the watchdog said in a statement.

As long as controversy over the legality of Uber in the country is not resolved, the software should be considered a competitor in the market, the watchdog said.

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