Uber criticized for surge pricing after London terrorist attack

Social media users slammed the car service for its slow reaction time in disabling its fare algorithm after seven were killed and 48 injured on London Bridge and in Borough Market.

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Uber is being criticized for its surge pricing in the wake of a terrorist attack in London on Saturday night. At least seven people were killed in the attacks, which took place on London Bridge and in Borough Market. Forty-eight people were injured.

Angry social media users turned to Twitter to complain about the pricing, with some pointing out that taxis in the area had lowered or removed fares:

Big fan of @Uber but bitterly disappointed in profiting from a terrorist attack. ~£7 Knightsbridge to Victoria. Charging £40 #UberLondon https://t.co/SWbyp8Ss2I

— Simon Moores (@sdmoores) June 4, 2017

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