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first_imgo Uber already offers the ride-sharing service in Vancouver, where its legality has also been questioned.o The Vancouver city council is preparing to discuss its policy concerning ride-sharing.EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The ride-sharing service Uber is operating illegally in Eugene, and drivers face a fine if they don’t apply for a taxi license, city officials say.The warning was a result of a complaint from the area’s largest taxi company, Oregon Taxi, the Register-Guard reported.Uber is an online business that connects passengers, often using mobile apps, with drivers in noncommercial vehicles acting as independent contractors.It has faced regulatory hurdles in many jurisdictions, but often city and state rules have been rewritten to accommodate an emerging group of web-based ride-sharing businesses.Eugene doesn’t plan to search for Uber drivers, although it will respond to complaints, said a city agency spokeswoman, Laura Hammond.The warning is designed to get Uber to work with city officials who “recognize that the code wasn’t really written with Uber in mind,” she said.last_img read more