Digital technology is changing the way we move around. Apps make it easy for us to find ways to get around by public or private transport, for example by connecting us to a driver at a push of a button. With these digital and business innovations a debate has emerged on what rules apply—and which don’t. This debate has made it up to the European Court of Justice in a case involving Uber.
Is Uber an information society service, a transport service or both? What are the concrete implications of one qualification or the other? The answer to these questions could have implications that extend far beyond Uber’s activities.