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Brazil court tells Uber to cease and desist -- but so far, it hasn't
Brazil court tells Uber to cease and desist -- but so far, it hasn't

Authorities have ordered Uber to suspend its activities in Brazil, and for app store operators to disable the product nationally, arguing that the San Francisco quasi-taxi company violates local transportation laws. The injunction, issued Tuesday by Sao Paulo's State Court, is the latest in a series of international regulatory challenges presented to America's most valuable venture-backed start-up.  The court gave Uber three days to halt services nationwide or face fines of about $30,000 a day. Google, Samsung, Apple and Microsoft were ordered to cease delivering the application and to remotely suspend Uber apps already installed. As of Wednesday afternoon, the app was...

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