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Ridesharing services face legal threats in California

Posted on September 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — The largest ride-sharing services Sidecar, Uber and Lyft, are now facing a legal threat from regulators on their home turf, a new setback in their race to upend the multibillion-dollar taxi industry, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles on Thursday accused the companies of violating California business law and threatened an injunction on its service following a joint investigation, according to a letter reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

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