The application-based service is becoming more popular around the world - and causing controversy.

Taxi drivers in Paris recently vented their anger against Uber, complaining of what they called unfair competition.

However, in Canada, a judge rejected a request for an injunction to halt Uber's operation in Toronto.

The controversy surrounding Uber raises many questions on the future of a so-called sharing economy.

On Inside Story, an in-depth discussion on the future of the sharing economy worldwide.

Presenter: Dareen Abu Ghaida

Guests:

Alex Wood, editor in Chief of The "Memo", an online publication covering technology, innovation and the changing face of business.

Aral Balkan, founder and Lead Designer of Indie.

Source: Al Jazeera