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This Is Why You Can't Use Uber in London Anymore

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Anyone born before Y2K recognizes the taxi cab as an iconic symbol for New York and other major cities. But since Uber was initially founded almost 10 years ago back in 2009, the on-demand black cars have slowly (yet totally) taken over the private transportation game.

Now that the ride-sharing company can reportedly no longer operate in the U.K. capital, however, we have a few major questions: why is Uber banned in London, and are other similar transportation companies still operating there? Will OG taxi cabs ultimately make a comeback? Distractify reached out to Uber for more information, so buckle your seat belts, because here's everything we know.