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As Regulators Seek To Revise Limo Rules, Uber’s On-Demand Car Service Faces Shutdown In Chicago

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http://techcrunch.com – Another day, another regulator seeking to shut down Uber. At least that’s what it looks like, this time in Chicago. The city’s Business Affairs and Consumer Protection department (BACP) last week issued proposed regulations that would essentially prohibit car services from using electronic devices to measure time and distance to determine fares when picking up and charging users. And since Uber is all about using mobile phones as a way to not just hire black cars on-demand, but also to determine how far they traveled and what a rider’s fare should be, that means that the new (IT news)