Kat Borlongan, co-founder of consulting firm Five by Five, who
was in the van, tweeted about the attack:
For two Uber customers in Paris, their ride was not at all what
Major taxi unions in the French capital staged protests Monday
against startup Uber and other independent car services for “unfair
competition.” The local taxi drivers feel that their jobs are
threatened by new services such as Uber, French
newspaper Le Monde reports.
But the protests turned violent when taxi drivers apparently
attacked the Uber van that was transporting Kat Borlongan,
co-founder of consulting firm Five by Five, and Eventbrite CTO
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