Re: Business Model:
Which is why there's a whole load of checks and balances in place to protect passengers and catch drivers who try to do such things.
Didn't work so well in the Worboys case, did they? So TfL getting on their high horse about standards seems rather hypocritical. Likewise those Brummie examples.
Not that I'm in favour of Uber holding a licence to do anything more complex than sitting on a park bench.