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


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