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QCOSTARICA – The government said it will sanction Uber not being a legal service under the law of the country, however, it will not block the application because it would be censorship to free Internet access.

The announcement was made on Monday by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT).

The Government agreed at the meeting with taxi drivers, bus drivers and tourism industry, to form a commission to create an action plan and tighten controls on illegal transport services.

President Luis Guillermo Solis emphasized his position on Uber, saying that his government will not censor the use of Internet applications (apps).

The sanctions against Uber and controls to tighten the illegal transportation services awill be announced as soon as the government meets again with taxi drivers to present the proposal.

Source: La Repubblica