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London Cabbies Plan Protest Over Uber

London black cab drivers are planning a mass protest next month against Uber -- the app that allows users to locate and book the taxi nearest to them and pay the fare via credit card with no cash, or a tip, changing hands. London's cabbies have "the knowledge" and are more heavily regulated than minicab drivers. They believe the system is allowing mini cab drivers, who are less tightly regulated, to charge for fares on a meter-style basis, even though they do not have a meter.

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