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Should Uber, like Airbnb, employ a lighter touch with regulators?

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In its vigorous effort to legalize “ridesharing,” Uber has made some enemies among decision makers. Two days after the firm announced a pointed withdrawal from all operations in Broward County, officials in Key West are now saying they may arrest drivers who run afoul of local ordinances banning electronic ride-hailing. Meanwhile in Paris, French officials recently detained top Uber executives for questioning in a possible criminal probe. Uber’s fellow travelers of the new so-called sharing economy at Airbnb, on the other hand, have steadily made gains and…

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