Uber to pay AU$21m for misleading representations about Uber Taxi fares and cancellation fees

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered ridesharing platform Uber to pay a penalty of AU$21 million after Uber admitted it had engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations to consumers in its app and on its website, in proceedings brought by the ACCC.

Uber admitted it breached the Australian Consumer Law by engaging in misleading conduct and making false or misleading representations in relation to cancellation messages and the price of Uber Taxi rides.

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